PlantsOenotheras→Hooker's evening-primrose (Oenothera elata subsp. hookeri)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 24 - 60 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 24 inches
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Flowers open in the evening
Suitable Locations: Beach Front
Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Flood Resistant
Drought tolerant
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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