Ozark Sundrops

Ozark Sundrops

Botanical Name: Oenothera macrocarpa

Height: Sprawls from a central growing point but seldom rises higher than 20 cm.

Bloom Time: Summer

Growing Conditions: Full sun. Lean, well-drained soil. In the wild, it is usually found on limestone-based soils

Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario seed source: No. Not close to being a locally native plant, but such a showy beauty for gardens.

Wildlife Benefits: Sphinx moths pollinate the flowers while seeking nectar.

Seeds: Germination Code:

Similar species: Small Sundrop


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