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Oenothera fremontii 'Shimmer'

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Oenothera fremontii 'Shimmer' - Shimmer Sundrops

More About Oenothera fremontii 'Shimmer' (PP19663)

  • Lemon-yellow, saucer-shaped flowers appear just above the foliage
  • Silver-green, lance-shaped foliage on red stems
  • Grows best on hot, dry sites
  • Bloom Time: May to August
  • Flower Size: 7 cm

Zone:

4

Height:

25-30 cm

Spread:

35-40 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Shimmer Sundrops Growing and Maintenance Tips

A low maintenance perennial that thrives on hot, dry sites, in full sun and is tolerant of poor soils as long as there is good drainage. Use for edging, in a rock garden or growing in containers. 


Oenothera fremontii 'Shimmer' (PP19663) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Xeriscape

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Clumping
Dwarf

Foliage Color

Green
Silver

Landscape uses

Rooftop (extensive)
Border/edging