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Oenothera odorata - Jacq.
                 
Common Name
Family Onagraceae
USDA hardiness 4-8
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Not known
Range Southern S. America - Chile.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Fully Hardy Well drained soil Moist Soil Full sun

Summary

Oenothera odorata


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Oenothera odorata
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Physical Characteristics
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Oenothera odorata is a PERENNIAL growing to 0.9 m (3ft) by 0.3 m (1ft in).
It is hardy to zone (UK) 5. It is in flower from Jun to July. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Lepidoptera, bees, self.The plant is self-fertile.
It is noted for attracting wildlife.
Suitable for: light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils, prefers well-drained soil and can grow in nutritionally poor soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers dry or moist soil.

Synonyms
O. sulphurea. Auct. Raimannia odorata.

Habitats
 Cultivated Beds;
Edible Uses
Edible Parts: Leaves.
Edible Uses:

Young leaves[105, 177]. No more details are given.
Medicinal Uses
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None known
Other Uses
None known
Cultivation details
Prefers a dryish well-drained sandy loam and full sun[1, 200]. Heavy clay soils may induce winter rots[200]. Succeeds in poor soils. The flowers open in the evening, they are richly scented and are very attractive to moths.
Propagation
Seed - sow early spring in a sandy medium in a greenhouse. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer. Basal cuttings in spring. Harvest the shoots with plenty of underground stem when they are about 8 - 10cm above the ground. Pot them up into individual pots of low-fertility soil and keep them in light shade in a cold frame or greenhouse until they are rooting well. Plant out in the following spring.
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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
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