Oenothera macrocarpa (Missouri Primrose)

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Synonyms: Oenothera missouriensis 

Also known as Bigfruit Evening-primrose, Missouri Evening-primrose, Fluttermill, Big-fruit Evening-primrose, Bigfruit Evening Primrose. 

Missouri Primrose is a showy, low growing perennial featuring large, yellow flowers. Flowers are open for only one evening, but the plant flowers over a long period of time. It has narrow, thick, dark green foliage. It is drought and heat tolerant. Missouri Primrose is easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soil in full sun. It tolerates poor and/or lime soils.  


AT A GLANCE

Texas native Yes
Water use Low
Sun exposure Full sun to part sun
Bloom color Yellow
Bloom time Spring, summer
Mature height 0.75-1 ft
Mature width 1-1.5 ft
Attracts Bees, moths, humingbirds
Notes Native bee friendly. 

 

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 Present in state
 Present in county and native
 Native to North America, but adventive & escaped in state         
 Not present in state
 Present and rare, native in county
 Previously present, now extinct
 Questionable presence (cross-hatched, regardless of color)