Oenothera missouriensis
(Missouri Evening Primrose)

90 seeds   $2.50                        
Oenothera missouriensis

Missouri Evening Primrose has lightly fragrant, lemon-yellow flowers that bloom from May to August. The large flowers are 3-4" across. They attract night-flying sphinx moths (the ones that look like hummingbirds).

Oenothera missouriensis goes well with many other perennials in the summer garden, especially penstemon. It's shown here with Campanula persicifolia.

Oenothera missouriensis is drought tolerant and easy to grow. Native to the southern Great Plains. Also known as Missouri Primrose, Ozark Sundrops and Oenothera macrocarpa. Deer resistant. Hardy in zones 4-9.

height 12"

Sowing Oenothera missouriensis Seeds

Start seeds indoors in late winter. Lightly cover with soil, then refrigerate for 4 weeks. Or sow outdoors in early spring. Full sun. Spacing 15".

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