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Oenothera fruticosa 'African Sun'Oenothera linearis, Evening Primrose, Sundrops

3 Options from £9.99

Hardy Perennial
What is Hardy Perennial?
A plant that lives for more than two years.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.
1 x 1 litre potted oenothera plant £9.99 Out of Stock
2 x 1 litre potted oenothera plants £16.99 Out of Stock
3 x 1 litre potted oenothera plants £21.99 Out of Stock
Please note: This product cannot be delivered outside the United Kingdom.
Description How to Grow More Info Delivery

The golden flowers of Evening Primrose are eye-catching and long-lasting. Oenothera is a reliable, tough, hardy perennial which will grow almost anywhere, even thriving on neglect.

Oenothera 'African Sun' is a special plant, with a rounded, compact habit. These mounded plants are excellent in borders, summer patio containers or bedding schemes. The golden blooms are also open all through the day, unlike other Evening Primrose strains. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 30cm (12").

Patio, Cottage Gardens, Alpine & Rockery, Wildlife Gardens, Low Maintenance Garden


Full sun, Sun or semi shade

Up to 90cm (35.4in)

Up to 30cm (11.8in)

Easy for all

Easy for all

Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: GY, HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3.

1 x 1 litre potted oenothera plant (T57699)
2 x 1 litre potted oenothera plants (T57700P)
3 x 1 litre potted oenothera plants (T77581P)

Flowering Months
Feed and water plants regularly until they are fully established. Once established, they will only require watering in the hottest of summers. Cut back faded flower stems and apply a mulch of well rotted manure around the crown of each plant in spring.
Evening Primrose plants dislike wet soils in winter. Plant them in a well drained site, on free draining or even poor stony soil, in full sun.


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Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £1.95.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.95.

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