Oenothera tetragona is an impressive and modest perennial. It likes to be in a sunny place and it tolerates some drought. When you fertilize this perennial in the beginning of the summer, it will bloom bright yellow in July. Oenothera tetragonaspreads easily. Sometimes a cold winter and frost may damage it.
|Korallikeijunkukka, jalokallioinen ja kultahelokki - Red Spangles, Erigeon specious and Oenothera tetragona|
A Valaam rose is also blooming. Every summer I must battle against aphids in order to save its blooming. You can prevent aphids with Malasin or eco-friendlier with tall soap. A Valaam rose is beautiful, when it's bloomig, so it's worth effort to prevent aphids to destroy its buds.
|Valamonruusu - A Valaam rose|
|Valamonruusu - Valaam rose|