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Oenothera macrocarpa

Ozark Sundrops
Onagraceae
Ground covers, Perennials

OENOTHERA

Valued for showy, four-petaled, silky flowers in bright yellow, pink, or white. Some types display their blossoms during the day, others open in late afternoon and close the following morning. Flowers of some are fragrant. Plants succeed in tough, rough places.

Oenothera macrocarpa

Native to south-central U.S. Grows 6 in. tall and 2 ft. wide, with narrow, lance-shaped leaves to 3 in. long. Late spring to early fall, bears pure yellow, 4-in. flowers that remain open all day. Large winged seedpods follow the flowers. Good in rock gardens. Give partial shade in hottest climates.

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