Evening Primrose (Oenothera biennis) seeds, organic

$2.95$117.00

Family: Primrose (Onagraceae)

Hardy to Zones 4 to 9

Self-seeding overwintering annual or biennial native to Europe and North America. This herb is very drought tolerant, bravely producing bloom after yellow, mucilaginous bloom in the evenings, even if sun-baked. The flowers especially make a tasty addition to salads. Traditional usage (TWM): PMS.  The seed is high in gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), an intermediate in the synthesis of prostaglandins. Plant prefers sun to part shade and Easy. Scatter seed on surface of disturbed soil in fall or early spring, or press into surface of flat, allow to germinate and transplant the seedlings. Seed requires exposure to light in order to germinate. Plant 12 inches apart. Flowers to 3 to 4 feet.

Packet contains 100 seeds
5 g contains ~ 2,000 seeds
10 g contains ~4,000 seeds
100 g contains ~40,000 seeds

Certified Organically Grown

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    leslie (verified owner)

    What herbal medicinal practice is TWM and PMS? Many thanks!

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    • Diana

      Diana

      TWM is traditional western medicine. PMS is post-menstrual syndrome.

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