Oenothera pallida (Pale evening primrose)

Rhizomatous native perennial with showy white flowers and yellow centers, blooming April to September. Drought tolerant, occurring on dry, sandy or gravelly soils and dunes in desert shrub and open woodland habitats; up to 9,000 ft. elevation. Useful for restoration, erosion control and beautification. Pollinated by hawkmoths and bees.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Onagraceae

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Native Status: Native

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Mature Height: 4-27 in.

Bloom Color: White, fading to pink

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SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: No 

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SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 512,000

Seeding Rate: 1-2 PLS lbs/acre

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