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Showy Primrose

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Showy Primrose

Oenothera speciosa

Easily grown in average, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerates some afternoon part shade and drought. Also tolerates poor soils. Soils should have good drainage. Easily grown from seed sown outdoors in fall or early spring.  

Growing Conditions

Height 9 to 24 inches
Light Requirements Full sun
Bloom time May to July
Zone 4 to 9

Additional Info

Plants will sometimes spread aggressively


All info from Missouri Botanical Garden