Saltillo Evening Primrose
Ground covers, Perennials
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 stubbei
Native to Mexico. Evening-blooming plant that forms a dark green mat 5 in. high and 4 ft.wide; prostrate stems root along the ground, forming offset plants. Narrow leaves to 2 1/2 in. long. Yellow, 2 1/2 in. flowers rise on individual stems 6–8 in. above foliage. Blooms most heavily in spring, sporadically throughout the rest of the year. Endures heat and drought but does better with occasional water.
Native to Mexico. Evening-blooming plant that forms a dark green mat 5 in. high and 4 ft.wide; prostra...
From Texas, New Mexico, Northern Mexico. Reaches 15 to 25 ft. tall, 10 to 15 ft. wide; very slow growi...
Includes several subspecies, all stocky plants 1 1/2–3 ft. tall and wide, with narrow gray or gr...