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Oenothera Biennis

Botanical Name:

Oenothera biennis

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Partial Sun - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Rocky or sandy soils.
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug, Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov

Plant Type

Perennials, Herb/Forb, Perennial, Wildflower, Herb

Lifespan

Biennial, Perennial

Plant Height

3-6 ft.

Flower

1-2 in. four-petaled, 4-sepals, 8 stamens and a prominent style with a cross-shaped stigma. Petals are pale lemon yellow and bowl-shaped. Flowers bloom in a multi-flowered terminal panicle, they open in the evening and remain open through morning, closing in the heat of day.

Benefits
Attracts

Birds

Hummingbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Myrtales

Family

Oenothera - Primroses - Sundrops

Genus

Oenothera

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