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Evening Primrose
Oenothera lamarckiana


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About Evening Primrose (Oenothera lamarckiana)
Height: Up to 4 ft.
Flower Color: Yellow
Plant Type: Annual. Lives just one year. Grows quickly, blooms heavily, dies with first frost. Can regrow following spring if seed falls on bare ground.
Flower Type: Spike of spurred blooms
Bloom Time: Mid and late season
Is this wildflower invasive? No
Is this wildflower endangered? No
Is this wildflower edible? No
Is this wildflower medicinal? Yes
What is Evening Primrose's native range?
  Indigenous To: The North American Plains
Where Evening Primrose is naturalized or can be grown
  Regions: All regions of North America.
  Zones: 3-9
  States:
How to grow Evening Primrose (Oenothera lamarckiana)
  Soil preference: Adaptable
  Sun/Shade: Needs full sun.
  Moisture Requirements: Average moisture, well-drained.
  Instructions: Easy to grow from seed, this wildflower is a good meadow plant. Performs like a classic annual.

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