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Oenothera macrocarpa

More About Oenothera macrocarpa

  • AKA Oenothera missouriensis
  • Large, saucer-shaped, yellow flowers
  • Green, lanceolate leaves with a fine, silver midrib
  • Large, four-winged, seed pods, 8 cm long
  • Mildly fragrant flowers
  • Dried, seed pods are used in floral arrangements
  • Bloom Time: June to September
  • Flower Size: 10 cm

Zone:

5

Height:

20-30 cm

Spread:

25-30 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Ozark Sundrops Growing and Maintenance Tips

Effective in wild gardens, meadows, cottage gardens or for native plantings. Tolerant of drought, poor soil conditions and light shade. For best results plant in full sun in a dry to medium, well-drained soil. 


Oenothera macrocarpa Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Seed
Xeriscape

Flowering Time

Summer
Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Roadside planting