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Oenothera fruticosa

Common Name(s):
Sundrops
Categories:
Native Plants, Perennials
Comment:

Sundrops grows wild in all parts of North Carolina except the high mountains, where although it is striking seen along roadsides and in meadows, never achieves the beauty possible under cultivation. Red stems compliment the bright yellow flowers produced over a long season.

Season:
Summer
Height:
6-12 in.
Flower Color:
Yellow
Hardiness:
USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8
Propagation:
Division in summer, seed
Exposure:
Full sun
Soil:
Well-drained to dry soils
Regions:
Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain
Origin:
Eastern North America, North Carolina
Tags:
sun, perennial, summer, yellow

NCCES plant id: 751

Oenothera fruticosa Oenothera fruticosa plant
M. Fletcher, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Oenothera fruticosa Oenothera fruticosa bloom
Shihmei Barger, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Oenothera fruticosa Oenothera fruticosa hedge
Leonora (Ellie) Enking, CC-BY-SA-2.0