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Oenothera perennis
Small Sundrops
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Zone 4 to Zone 9
Plant Shapes: Tuft
1.400.160

Also known as Nodding Sundrops. A native wildflower throughout much of Eastern North America, this is an easy-to-grow plant for the sunny border or rock garden. It forms a mound or tuft of narrow green leaves, the branching stems bearing small golden-yellow flowers for weeks on end, which open during the daytime and close at night. Sometimes acts as a self-seeding biennial. Said to have a spreading tendency in warm-summer regions, though the seedlings are easy enough to pull out or transplant to a new site. Tolerates dry or moist sites.


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Conditions     Appearance    
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun

Soil Type
  Loamy
  Sandy
  Clay

Soil pH
  Acid
  Alkaline
  Neutral

Soil Moisture
  Average
  Dry
  Moist

Care Level
  Easy

Foot Traffic
  None

Rate of Spread
  Medium
Flower Colour
  Yellow

Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Late Summer
  Mid Summer

Foliage Color
  Deep Green

Plant Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Border
  Containers
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Massed
  Wild Flower

Flower Head Size
  Small

Height
   30-60 cm
   12-23 inches

Spread
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches


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