PlantsOenotheras→Evening Primrose (Oenothera glazioviana 'Tina James' Magic')

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Tina James

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Summer
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Self
Moths and Butterflies

Photo captured mid-morning.

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Posted by chelle (N.E. Indiana - Zone 5b) on Aug 28, 2014 3:27 PM

I was a bit disappointed in the lack of noticeable scent in this plant's blooms. Blooms were pretty, but sparse in comparison to others of its type. Blooms typically didn't open until 9:00 PM; just a bit late for my enjoyment. Buds were decimated by Dryocampa rubicunda larvae, and leaves were munched heavily by what appeared to be hummingbird moth larvae.
In the photo below, the plant on the left was in a sunnier position than the three on the right. There are noticeably fewer roots and much heavier predation on the plants that had less sun.

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Lioba On April 17, 2017 Obtained plant
My mother gave me these about 3 years ago. I planted them under the heirloom yellow roses common on UpState New York old properties. The primroses are out of control! Yesterday I removed the old stems to find the area covered with new growth up to 3" round. Thanks Mom!
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What are these plants? by JadedCrazyGardener Oct 16, 2017 3:59 PM 6
Favourites just for the scent alone. by Handed Oct 5, 2021 9:33 AM 403

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