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Oenothera perennis

Oenothera perennis

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

45cm

30cm

Min

-30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Oenothera perennis, James Woodworth Prairie Preserve, Glenview, IL, USA
A photo of Oenothera perennis

Oenothera perennis Overview

A clump forming perennial with rosettes of spoon to lance-shaped, mid green leaves. Racemes of loose, upright funnel-shaped yellow flowers appear in summer.

Common problems with Oenothera perennis

How to propagate Oenothera perennis

Division

You can propagate by seed or division in autumn or spring.

Seed

Cuttings

Softwood cuttings in late spring.

Other uses of Oenothera perennis

Grown for their profuse but short-lived flowers in summer. Suitable for coastal conditions. Oenothera biennis is used medicinally.