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Oenothera macrocarpa

Missouri Primrose

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Oenothera macrocarpa (Missouri Primrose)

From spring through summer these showy, trailing plants bloom with large, yellow, fragrant flowers up to 4" across. Great selection for dry sites including rock gardens, dry planting beds and containers.

Additional Information:


Height
10- Inches

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Spread
12-18 Inches

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Bloom/Seasonal Color
Medium Yellow


USDA Hardiness Zone 4-7

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Good Companions
Aromatic Aster (Symphyotrichum oblongifolium), Butterfly Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa), Purple Poppy Mallow (Callirhoe involucrata), Rose Verbena (Glandularia canadensis)

Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation

UPL

Nature Attracting

Hummingbird

Season of Interest

Mid (May-June)
Late (July-frost)

Soil Moisture

Average

Special Uses

Fragrant
Ground Cover

Sun Exposure

Full Sun