Let the sweet scent of this primrose grace your garden, while you enjoy the bright yellow blooms in early summer, often reblooming! Very tough—thrives even in poor soil and drought conditions. Growing 9-12" tall, it's ideal for raised beds, planters and rock gardens. Oenothera missouriensis
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 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.
Unique CharactersticsA beautiful Iris with distinctive large ruffled flowers. Thriving in moist, even soggy soil, at the edge of water. A specialty plant rarely offered. Adaptable to a wide range of climates and soils. Can be grown well in most parts of the U.S. These Iris, representing 5 species have existed in the wild for hundreds, even thousands of years.