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Oenothera Fruticosa

Botanical Name:

Oenothera fruticosa

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

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug, Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Perennials, Herb/Forb, Herb, Native Plant, Perennial, Wildflower

Lifespan

Perennial, Biennial

Plant Height

1-3 ft.

Flower

4-petaled bright yellow flowers are up to 2 inches across. Blooms April- August.

Fruit

The seed capsule is shaped like a club at the top and tapers to a slender stalk. Fruits are available May-November.

Benefits
Attracts

Birds

Hummingbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Myrtales

Family

Oenothera - Primroses - Sundrops

Genus

Oenothera

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