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Oenothera versicolor 'Sunset Boulevard'

A self-sowing perennial, which like a jewel in the garden, pops up from one year to the next.
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100 seeds

Delivery:

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Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Middle)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
June - November
Height
60cm (24in)
Group/Species
versicolor
Common name
Sundrops
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
Sow in pots in a cold frame in early spring. Sow thinly, just covering the seed. If germination is slow move to a warmer place until seedlings appear. Pot on and plant out April-June once roots have filled the pot.

Description

A self-sowing perennial, which like a jewel in the garden, pops up from one year to the next near, rich and magnificent brick-red flowers until almost Christmas.

Care Tips

Prefers a sunny spot with well-drained soil. Cut down to ground level in late autumn. Self-sows