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Oenothera macrocarpa ssp. fremontii 'Silver Wings'

Oenothera macrocarpa ssp. fremontii 'Silver Wings' - Ozark Sundrops - Photo courtesy of Jelitto® Seed

More About Oenothera macrocarpa ssp. fremontii 'Silver Wings'

  • Large, saucer-shaped, yellow flowers
  • Blooms June to September
  • Silver, lance-shaped leaves
  • Large, four-winged, seed pods, 8 cm long
  • Mildly fragrant flowers
  • Dried, seed pods are used in floral arrangements
  • Flower Size: 10 cm

Zone:

4

Height:

20-25 cm

Spread:

25-40 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Ozark Sundrops Growing and Maintenance Tips

Interesting seed pods add interest to this low ground cover. Use in a large, rock garden or the front of the perennial border. Thrives in full sun in a grittly, well-drained soil. 


Oenothera macrocarpa ssp. fremontii 'Silver Wings' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Xeriscape
Seed

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Silver

Landscape uses

Rooftop (extensive)
Border/edging