Oenothera kunthiana description:
Creamy pink flowers through the summer and into early autumn.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
Good for a rockery, raised bed, or the front of a border.
It can be tricky in that it is sometimes short-lived – so give it a well drained soil to help it’s chances of year on year growth. It can reseed and so continue on.
We have plenty more alpine plants for sale – many are easy to grow.
Common names: Kunthiana Sundrops.
The best position in the garden:
What type of soil:
Well drained soil.
How much moisture:
Normal moisture or dryish stony.
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Hardy, but it can be short-lived.
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Size of plant:
Height 25 cm.
Spread 30 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 10 plants per square metre.
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