Evening Primrose 1ltr Pot
Oenothera biennis. Biennial.
Stunning bright yellow scented flowers can be used in salads and there roots used as a vegetable.
Position: Plant 30cm apart in well prepared soil in full sun or partial shade.
Care: Keep well watered until established and in dry weather.
Harvest: Harvest the flowers when open. Steam the seed pods when young.
Uses: Use the flowers in salads or as a garnish. Shoots can be used in salads and roots used as a vegetable with a peppery taste. The oil in the seeds is a popular addition to cosmetics and to relieve premenstrual tension.