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Oenothera biennis

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 1823

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Oenothera biennis is cold hardy
USDA Zone:4 -30° to -20°F   (-34.5° to -29°C)
Type of plant - annual or perennial, depending on climate
Flower or inflorescence: YELLOW to GOLD, to 5cm. dia., evening frag.
Fruit: elongated caps. to 4cm. (sow in light, cool, to germ. 1-3 weeks)
Foliage: stem lanceo., 8-15cm. long
Height, in meters: 1.5
Height, in feet: 4.95
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Synonyms (alternative names) for Oenothera biennis:
Oenothera acutifolia, Oenothera biennis var. sulfure, Oenothera chicagoensis, Oenothera muricata, Oenothera rubricaulis, Oenothera suaveolens, Onagra biennis, 

Common names for Oenothera biennis:

Common Evening Primrose,  Esekotu,  Evening Primrose,  Field Primrose,  Gemeine Nachtkerze,  German Rampion,  Jambon des jardiniers,  Onagre bisannuelle,  Rapontika,  Tree Primrose,  Zweijahrige Nachtkerze, 


Oenothera biennis is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

9:   Alpine and Rock Garden Seed List (Hardy and Tender)
36:   Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.
43:   Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
45:   Bee and Butterfly Attracting also Honey and Pollen Plant Seeds
55:   Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds
72:   Russian Native and Introduced Plants (Central)
77:   Central European Native and Introduced Plants
83:   Vegetable Seed List
85:   Natives of U.S.South West (Arizona Texas New Mexico)
86:   Natives of U.S.North East
160:   Salad Vegetable Seed List
161:   Edible Flowers
Some flowers are poisonous if not cooked. Some are only edible while in bud. Identify and correctly prepare all flowers before eating. Do not eat flowers that have been sprayed with weedkiller or other chemicals.
531:  Onagraceae
719:   North American Native Ethnobotanicals
Including medicinal, dye, fiber, food, construction, ritual
952:   Wholesale Selection


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Germination guide for Oenothera biennis

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.

Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet, the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Oenothera biennis seeds will usually germinate in 15-30 days.
Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Oenothera biennis seeds about 1mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 20°C.

Reduce soil temperature at night.


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