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primrose

Posted by medontdo 5b Ks (My Page) on
Fri, Aug 14, 09 at 18:07

so i'm thinking of primrose as this little plant, maybe 6 inches tall, or a foot. Right?? well out in my yard all summer long i have this monster of a plant with really pretty little yellow flowers on it, i can't really place it. so i'm thinking i'll put a pic on gw and see what they say it is, but i think it might be a huge primrose. nah that can't be. so i look it up. they get to be 5' tall. OMGoodness!! this baby is that no problem!! its taller than me, (which isn't saying much!! LOL) and as wide as it is tall!! boy!! i shoulda done my homework on this baby!! **big smile** seems i love the big and bushy plants!! LOL now i just want all the other primroses!! **big smile** ~Medo


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RE: primrose

Hi Medo!

Is this, Oenothera biennis your primrose? It is a lovely native.

A friend had a plant and didn't know what it was, but she said it was yellow and the blooms opened each eve at exactly the same time. She and some of her neighbors gathered with their lawn chairs each eve, to watch the buds open.....(life in a small town, huh? Gotta do something for entertainment and excitement...lol)

Sue

Here is a link that might be useful: Native range is most all states


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