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By Clairey

Norfolk, United Kingdom Gb

another ID please :o) this appeared and only opened at 9 o clock this evening, sneaky huh!



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Evening Primrose ( Oenothera ) I believe.

24 Jun, 2010

 

yes and is int lovely.

24 Jun, 2010

 

"only opened at 9 o clock this evening..." hence the name :)

They are mainly pollinated by moths, which is why they have evolved to open in the evening.

24 Jun, 2010

 

hmmmm interesting, was delighted when i looked out of my window and saw her, have been waiting patiently for her to open. Dashed out with my camera i knew you guys would share your wisdom :o) Thank you once again.x.

24 Jun, 2010

 

I would like one of them, looks lovely

24 Jun, 2010

 

Very pretty. Very interesting story to go with it too.

24 Jun, 2010

 

Easy to grow from seed, give it a go.

24 Jun, 2010

 

They spread all over the garden, fantastic plant, have you seen them open at dusk, what an amazing sight to behold and their scent is delicious, simply lovely.

24 Jun, 2010

 

now ive seen how pretty it is i want more!

will def give it a go !

Yes Samba so interesting even Emilys dad was impressed :o)

I moved here last Nov grandmage, tonight was the 1st time this i saw this lil beauty.

And to think i thought it was a weed....eeeek was close to a short life, before i would have just ripped it up, since joining, have learnt to be patient and see what happens, phew!

24 Jun, 2010

 

hi clairey
they usually seed easily from the main plant all over the garden, they can however sometimes over seed themselves, so beware.

24 Jun, 2010

 

I really like this and suprised my Mother in law hasn't got one. Might just have to get me one of those. How big is it Claire?

24 Jun, 2010

 

about a meter high, so pretty, really cheered me up.

would happily have them everywhere, wanted to give my neighbour and my mum some. maybe i'll warn them 1st, incase they dont love the idea so much :o) ty steve.

24 Jun, 2010

 

I must admit, I wouldn't want it to take over my garden that i've spent months doing from scratch!! lol
Feel free to look at my blog which shows from start to finish what i;ve done!!
http://www.growsonyou.com/steve_dj/blog/10234-our-1st-garden-that-i-revamped

24 Jun, 2010

 

hmmm, ok, good point, have put in so many hours, think it will take years to get it how i want it, which is good news for me cause i dont plan on going anywhere, will def have a nose, i love this site, so helpful and friendly, a whole new world for me am enjoying every minute.

24 Jun, 2010

 

Oh you'll love it on here Claire. Had so much good advice and help from loads of people on here. Only been on here a few mths myself!!

24 Jun, 2010

 

i als grow some of the small ones. I have a pretty pink, an all white and a peachy appricot form too.

25 Jun, 2010

 

Clairey dont worry if they spread, let them they are beautiful and if one or two are in the wrong place just pull them up, it's as easy as that. Dont forget to smell their scent, delicious.

25 Jun, 2010

 

Seaburn - I love those peachy apricot ones, they were one of the first things I ever grew from seed as a wee nipper, so I'll always be attached!

25 Jun, 2010

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