Tufted Primrose, Fragrant Primrose, White Evening Primrose
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 caespitosa
Perennial or biennial. Native to the western U.S. Clump grows to 8–12 in. high and 2 ft. wide, with many rosettes of narrow, fuzzy gray-green leaves. Fragrant, 3–4-in. flowers fade from white to pink; they open in the evening. Blooms heavily in late spring, early summer.
Native from California to British Columbia and east to the Rocky Mountains. Grows to 2 1/2 ft. high an...
Perennial or biennial. Native to the western U.S. Clump grows to 8–12 in. high and 2 ft. wide, w...
Native to the mountains of the desert Southwest. This scarlet-flowered species is similar to P. ce...