Plant Care Pink Evening Primrose

Pink Evening Primrose

Also known as

Rose Evening Primrose, Rose Evening Primrose, Rose evening primrose, Pink evening primrose and Rose of mexico


Oenothera rosea

How to care for Pink Evening Primrose


How often to water your Pink Evening Primrose

Water needs for Pink Evening Primrose
0.5 cups
every 9

Pink Evening Primrose needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Pink Evening Primrose

Water 0.5 cups every

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Pink Evening Primrose in Indianapolis, Indiana

Indianapolis, Indiana

30% Very Low

Growing Pink Evening Primrose in Indianapolis right now

Light needs for plant Pink Evening Primrose in Indianapolis, Indiana

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 4th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Indianapolis is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…

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Light needs for plant Pink Evening Primrose in Indianapolis, Indiana

Sunlight will increase by 42.3% ☀️

February 5th, 2023

Indianapolis is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Indianapolis is expected to increase by 42.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.3 megajoules of energy…

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Light needs for plant Pink Evening Primrose in Indianapolis, Indiana

Daylight will increase by 1.2 hours 📈

February 5th, 2023

This month, Indianapolis is getting an average of 5.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 12.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.7 total hours o…

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Finding light for Rose Evening Primrose in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Pink Evening Primrose: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Pink Evening Primrose love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Indianapolis, Indiana ⛅.

Pink Evening Primrose does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Pink Evening Primrose

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Pink Evening Primrose: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Pink Evening Primrose after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Pink Evening Primrose

Nutrient needs for plant Pink Evening Primrose in Indianapolis, Indiana

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

February 1st, 2023

The growing potential in Indianapolis is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to …

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Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Pink Evening Primrose

Pink Evening Primrose

Pink Evening Primrose

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Indianapolis, Indiana, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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