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Attractive yellow perennial but what is it?
this has suddenly appeared this year in the garden. I havent planted it but is quite appealing. Please can anyone enlighten me on what it is and if a perennial can i take cuttings to propogate? Thanks alot




It's Oenothera biennis
(Evening Primrose)
I think it is propagated by sewing the seeds.

24 Aug, 2014


It is evening primrose. Watch it carefully in the early evening as you will see each new flower gently unfolding over a couple of minutes. It is like watching time lapse photography.

No need to propagate. It will spread by itself from seed. In my garden I have to pull many of the new plants up each year to keep on top of it. I always keep a few though.

25 Aug, 2014


Thanks very much i will look forward to seeing where the seeds sow for next year! Will also get the deck chair and beer and spend time observing in the evening!

25 Aug, 2014

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