Oenothera caespitosa
Plants of the Southwest

Oenothera caespitosa

White-Tufted Evening Primrose

Large, wonderful, 3-4", fragrant, white flowers open in the evening and close in the mid-day heat. This low-growing perennial (to 8" high and 1-2 ft. wide) has gray-green, fuzzy leaves. White-Tufted Evening Primrose blooms early summer. Good drainage is a must - likes rocky soils. Slow, sporadic germination, 1-2 months of stratification improves germination. Sow spring or fall, cover well. Zones 4-8.

    Zones, Sun & Water Needs: 45678


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