Narrowleaf Evening Primrose Picture

Beautiful bright buttery yellow 1-2 inch flowers burst from red buds from June through August, roundly narrow green leaves turn reddish in fall, salt tolerant, very popular with small bees and other pollinators, attracts hummingbirds, in warmer parts of its range it has evergreen rosettes of leaves, spreads by rhizomes and seed, drought tolerant. Supports 2 species of specialist bee that only feed on Oenothera sp. (Melissodes (Apomelissodes) fimbriatus and Lasioglossum (Sphecodogastra) oenotherae). Unlike most Oenothera, Narrowleaf Evening Primrose opens its flowers wide during the day.

Dry To Moist
Sun to Part Shade
1-2 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 3a-8b

Native Range: NB to MI & MB, south to GA, AL, & LA

Narrowleaf Evening Primrose 3.5 inch pot $9.75 (Temporarily Sold Out*)
Narrowleaf Evening PrimroseSeed Packet $4.00 (Temporarily Sold Out*)

*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.

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