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Week 6 – February 05, 2023

Plant Information

Oenothera missourensis Evening Sun

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  • Oenothera missourensis Evening Sun - Bloom
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Oenothera missouriensis

Common Name: Missouri evening primrose

Hardiness Zone: 5a - 9b

Hardiness Degree: -20°F (-28.9°C)

Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer

Plant Habit: Spreading

Characteristics: Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Rabbit Resistant, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Fragrant Flowers, Low Maintenance

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 17 - 19" (43 - 48cm)

Height: 3 - 6" (8 - 15cm)

Width: 15 - 18" (38 - 46cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Bright yellow flowers on silvery green foliage – flowers open in the afternoon and bloom throughout the night, attracting butterflies and moths. Tolerates a wide range of soil types; drought tolerant and low maintenance.

Grower Information:

Bright yellow flowers create striking displays against silvery green foliage. Flowers open in the afternoon and bloom throughout the night, attracting butterflies and moths.

'Evening Sun'

Protection Information: PPAF

(Flowering Only License)