Oenothera macrocarpa

Common name: Missouri Evening Primrose

Native plant

Missouri Evening Primrose typically grows 8-14" tall and features very large, mildly fragrant, bright yellow flowers. The flowers open for only one day usually starting late afternoon and remaining open until the following morning. Bloom time can last well over 2 months in the right conditions.  Easily grown in average, well-drained soil in full sun. Tolerates poor soils, drought and some light shade.

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Per unit for pint growing method $4
Flats $45

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Plant Details

Plant type

Forb

Soil type

Dry, Dry Mesic, Mesic (Not too Wet Not too Dry), Moist Mesic

Light exposure

Full Sun, Partial Sun / Part Shade

Bloom period

Summer

Urban environment

New Construction, Road-side/Salt Tolerant

Habitat

Prairie Grasslands

Growth form

Ground cover, Rhizomatous/stoloniferous

Growth rate

Moderate

Flower color

Yellow

Fall color

Yellow

Size

Mature height
8 Inches
Mature width
2 Feet
Max height
10 Inches
Max width
4 Feet

Additional information

Pollinator hot spot

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