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

Taxonomy

Oenothera rosea
Oenothera
Onagraceae
Myrtales

How to care for Pink Evening Primrose

Water

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 Orlando, Florida.

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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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 Orlando, Florida

Orlando, Florida

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Growing Pink Evening Primrose in Orlando right now

Light needs for plant Pink Evening Primrose in Orlando, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

February 6th, 2023

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Orlando is currently medium 👌.

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

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Light needs for plant Pink Evening Primrose in Orlando, Florida

Sunlight will increase by 26% ☀️

February 6th, 2023

Orlando is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Orlando is expected to increase by 26% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 13.2 megajoules of energy per m2 per…

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Light needs for plant Pink Evening Primrose in Orlando, Florida

Daylight will increase by 0.8 hours 📈

February 5th, 2023

This month, Orlando is getting an average of 7.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 7.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 11.1 total hours of dayl…

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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 Orlando, Florida ⛅.

Pink Evening Primrose does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

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 Orlando, Florida

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

February 4th, 2023

The growing potential in Orlando 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 repot…

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Care Summary for Pink Evening Primrose

Pink Evening Primrose

Pink Evening Primrose


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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