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As a comment about Evening Primrose (Oenothera macrocarpa), Lioba wrote:

The evening primrose is invasive. You might want to plant into a container in the ground to contain its spread. The root system is relatively shallow.
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Nov 9, 2017 4:42 PM CST
It would be more accurate to indicate where you have found this plant to be invasive. I live in the Pacific NW and do not have any problem with it either reseeding itself or spreading aggressively. It just slowly increases the same as any other perennial. I don't doubt that it is invasive in other regions, just suggesting that knowing where it is problematic would be helpful.
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