A striking form of evening primrose. New growth emerging in the spring from winter dormancy appears as a deep plum colour. During the warmer months, foliage changes to mid green as it begins a prolific display of large, pale pink flowers lasting through the warmer months. Hardy and easy to grow. Dry tolerant once established.
- Low maintenance and easy to grow.
- Dry tolerant once established requiring only occasional long soak during extended periods of heat.
- Best grown in full sun, although will tolerate some shade. Growth may be herbaceous in extreme cold.
- Plant in most soil types that are well draining.
- Apply a slow release fertiliser during spring for best results.
- Mass plant low maintenance areas.
- Containers and general garden use.
- Rockeries or embankments.
- Wildflower style gardens.