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Q.We Grew Evening Primrose From Seed But The Plants Bolted Into Tall Rosettes Without Blooms. Why Did Hey Not Bloom?

Zone T1K 5E9 | peter.haney added on July 17, 2021 | Answered

We had a very hot summer – most days over 30 deg. C.

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Answered on July 19, 2021

Unfortunately, it is hard to say without knowing exactly how they were cared for, and the environment that they grew in. Unfortunately, to flower at their best, they need a somewhat specific set of conditions, though they are hardy and will grow pretty well otherwise.

Likely conditions that would stop flowering would be too much sun, not enough moisture, too much nitrogen in the soil while not having enough phosphorus and potassium in the soil, among other things. Fortunately, these things can be tested.

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