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Sundrops
Oenothera fruticosa
Onagraceae

Yellow Swish

Beautiful bright buttery yellow 1-2" flowers from May through August, roundly narrow green leaves turn reddish in fall, salt tolerant, very popular with small bees & other pollinators, attracts hummingbirds, in warmer parts of its range it has evergreen rosettes of leaves, spreads by rhizomes & seed, drought tolerant. Unlike most Oenothera, Sundrops opens its flowers wide during the day.

Dry To Average
Sun To Part Shade
1-3 tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: Zone 3a-8b
Perennial

Other names: Narrowleaf Evening Primrose

Native Range: NB to MI & OK, south to FL, TN & MO. Rare in CT

Sundrops 3.5 inch pot $8.75
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