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Elizabeth wrote at 2012-05-29 17:17:16
My family all have moonflowers that we have passed around to special friends and have kept going from baby plant to baby plant for a couple generations. We have never seen one like it in any nurseries but it is just as Brenda describes. AND they are only yellow- a big beautiful bloom 1-1 1/2-2" across. We watch them open every night. Last night there were 31 in my daughter's flower bed. I think it is bi-annual. The first year plants have not quite so serrated leaves and the second year plant has more serrated leaves with a stem that looks like an old carrot.


mag wrote at 2014-06-03 12:29:02
It is a Stemless Evening Primrose (Oenothera triloba).


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Gill Borchardt

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Where, when and how to plant perennials in various parts of the country,especially the south-west and north-east of England and the west highlands of Scotland

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Many years experience making gardens from scratch in the above parts of the United Kingdom. Also advising others on this subject.

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Diploma in Horticulture with COmmendation

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