Evening Primrose - NEW!

Eagleridge Seeds

Evening Primrose - NEW!

Regular price $4.50

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Oenothera biennial 

Native to Europe and North America, classed as a biennial. Forms a rosette of long pointed leaves followed by tall flower spikes to 4 feet. A profuse summer bloomer of yellow open-faced flowers that open and close with the changing light. Very attractive to beneficial insects. Drought tolerant.

All parts are useful. Fresh first year roots are a sweet and spicy addition to soups and stir fry. Leaves are added to salads along with the flowers. The seeds are a rich source of essential fatty acids and sprinkled as a condiment.

Medicinally, a very important anti inflammatory, a treatment for migraines, PMS, and menopause. An ideal feminine tonic can be used regularly. A high mucilage content, so ideal for treating indigestion. 

Easy to grow in sunny locations direct sow the small seeds in spring  barely covered as light is needed for best germination. Just press the seeds into the soil. Can self-sow in warmer locations if you are harvesting the seeds. We allow a spot in the garden for them to naturalize on their own.



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Shipping Information

** We currently only ship to Canada. ** Sorry USA + International, we are working on a solution to streamline shipping to you.

When an order is placed it is processed within two weeks maximum. Packages are sent with Canada post standard mail. 


Shipping and Handling Rates within Canada

Purchase Quantity

Shipping Rate

1 to 5 packages


6 to 20


21 to 36


37 to 50


50 + $26.50

Contact us directly for wholesale inquiries: masha@eagleridgeseeds.com

About our Seed Packets

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We use simple thick Kraft paper envelopes and sealed plastic bags to protect seeds from light and moisture. They are shipped in bubble wrap envelopes for extra protection. Store them in a cool dry place in this packaging for an extended shelf life.

Approximate Seed Count per Package:

  • Tomatoes- 15-20 seeds
  • Endangered Tomatoes- 10-15 seeds or noted
  • Peppers- 15 seeds
  • Endangered Peppers- 10 seeds
  • Herbs- 25-30 seeds unless otherwise noted
  • Flowers- 25-30 seeds
  • Melons- 15 seeds unless otherwise noted
  • Cabbage- 20 seeds
  • Broccoli- 40 - 50 seeds
  • Perennial Broccoli - 20 seeds
  • Celery- 40 seeds
  • Chard- 35 seeds
  • Shallots- 35-40 seeds
  • Onions- 25 seeds
  • Earth Chestnut- 25 seeds
  • Beans- 20 seeds or noted
  • Greens- 30-40 seeds or noted
  • Parsley- 50 seeds
  • Walking Onions- 5 bulbils 
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