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Narrow-Leaved Evening Primrose

Narrow-Leaved Evening Primrose

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Oenothera fruticosa var. fruticosa

Origin: Eastern US

Improvement status: Wild

Seeds per packet: ~6,000

Germination tested: 6/2021: 81%

Life cycle: Herbaceous Perennial

Called Narrow-Leaved Sundrops, Southern Sundrops, and Narrow-Leaved Evening Primrose, the plant goes by many names, in a particularly fluid genus (Oenothera). What we can say about Sundrops is that they offer a striking splash of crisp yellow in the early Spring, and are a nice choice for mass plantings and naturalized native gardens. They die back to an attractive rosette in the winter and will fill in nicely by seed and root. 

18-32"h. Medium to Wet Soil. Full-Part Sun. Yellow bloom April-July. 

These seeds were produced by our friends at Ernst Conservation Seeds in Meadville, PA.

Growing Tips: Surface sow in Spring, needs some light to germinate.