Oenothera Twilight

Height 30cm
Spread 1m
Full sun
Botanical Name: Oenothera speciosa Twilight

Variety Profile

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.

Cultural Care

  • 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.

Plant Uses

  • Mass plant low maintenance areas.
  • Containers and general garden use.
  • Rockeries or embankments.
  • Wildflower style gardens.

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