Oenothera African Sun


Deciduous, herbaceous perennial with lance-shaped leaves. In summer, it bears single, yellow, bowl-shaped flowers that open from reddish buds. Will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.


Plant in poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. This plant is drought-tolerant.


General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.