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Missouri Evening Primrose

Thrives in poor soils!

  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun
  • Height/Habit: 9 - 12 inches
  • Zone: 3-8
  • Flowering Date: Early Summer
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Missouri Evening Primrose

Let the sweet scent of this primrose grace your garden, while you enjoy the bright yellow blooms all summer long! Very tough—thrives even in poor soil and drought conditions. Growing 9-12" tall, it's ideal for raised beds, planters and rock gardens. Plant in full sun to partial shade. Zones 4-8. Oenothera missouriensis
Product Details
  • Season Fall
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameOenothera missouriensis
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread18 - 24 inches
  • Spacing18 - 24 inches
  • Hardiness Zone3-8
  • Flowering DateEarly Summer
  • Planting InstructionsPlant at the same level as the soil so the crown of the plant is even with the soil level. Don't bury the crown. Full sun is best for quicker flowering and higher quality plants.
  • Winter CareNo winter care needed.
  • Flower Color:yellow
  • Flower Form4" huge 4 -petaled yellow flowers
  • Foliage TypeLeaves are narrow and lance-shaped
  • Soil RequirementAverage, dry to medium well-drained soil.
  • PruningNo pruning needed.
  • Additional InformationThe bright yellow flowers only bloom for one day. They usually open in late afternoon and remain open until the following morning. Bloom from late spring through summer. Easily grown from seed and will self-seed under optimum growing conditions.
  • ShippedNO. 1 BAREROOT
  • Height/Habit9 - 12 inches
  • Growth RateFast
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Bulbs, Potted Plants and Perennials
1A - 6B 9/4/18 - 11/2/18
7A-10B 9/4/18 - 11/16/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-6: 10/29/18
Zones 7-10: 11/12/18

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