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Oenothera fruticosa ssp. glauca

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Oenothera fruticosa ssp. glauca - Sundrops

More About Oenothera fruticosa ssp. glauca

  • AKA Oenothera tetragona
  • Canary-yellow, sauce-shaped flowers
  • Individual flowers open for 1 day
  • Lance-shaped, glossy, deep green leaves are tinged with red
  • Leaves turn a vibrant red colour in cooler weather
  • Bloom Time: June to September
  • Flower Size: 4 cm

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Zone:

4

Height:

45-60 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Yellow

Sundrops Growing and Maintenance Tips

It colonizes by stolons and runners but isn't invasive. It thrives in an acidic, rich site, however, it will also grow in clay, sandy or in rocky conditions. 

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Oenothera fruticosa ssp. glauca Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Naturalizing
Roadside planting