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Oenothera kunthiana 'Glowing Magenta' ™

Oenothera kunthiana 'Glowing Magenta' ™
Oenothera kunthiana 'Glowing Magenta' ™
Short code: 6833
Height: 30cm/12"
Description: An unusually dwarf Oenothera with deep pink flowers and deep green foliage. Common name: Evening Primrose
Sowing/Growing information
Sowing Sow from May to July for flowering plants in June the following year or sow in January for a late flowering crop in July/August. Using a 286 plug tray or slightly larger sized unit, sow on to the surface of a moist well drained seed sowing compost lightly cover the seed with vermiculite and propagate at 15 to 18C. Germination should take place after 2 weeks.
Growing Grow on the seedlings in a lightly shaded area until they are established and fill the tray. Pot on in late August - September in to 1 litre pots or put 3 plugs in to 2 or 3 litre pots. Over winter in a well ventilated unheated glasshouse or tunnel for sales the following March / April or for flowering plants ready to sell in early May to June.
Flowering Period June to September
Hardiness Hardy Perennial
Cropping 14 to 21
Zone us 5,6,7,8,9
Classification
Product Seeds
Genus Oenothera
Variety Glowing Magenta
Groups
Containers & Baskets YES
First Year Flowering Perennial YES
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