Oenothera lamarckiana* (Common evening primrose)

Low to moderate water requirements. Annual with large showy yellow flowers, which open in early evening, blooms during summer. Naturalized throughout North America on light soils.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Onagraceae

Duration: Biennial

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Native Status: Introduced

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Mature Height: up to 36 in.

Bloom Color: Yellow

Bloom Period: May-June

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SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture:  No

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SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 864,000

Seeding Rate: 1-2 PLS lbs/acre

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ADDITIONAL LINKS

USDA PLANTS Profile