Sundrops (Oenothera tertragona)


Scientific Name: Oenothera tertragona
Common Name: Sundrops
Description of facts and concepts: This evergreen perennial is native to eastern North America. Sundrops form 2’ tall clumps in full sun and dry, sandy soils. Blooming in May and June, it is pollinated by bees and butterflies.
Seed or division information: Divide the surface runners in spring
Date of flower’s bloom (Month and week): June W1
Garden Name: Sunny Garden
Color of Flower: Bright Yellow
Height: 16″
Spread: 24″
Family: Evening primrose
Soil Type: Base to Acidic Dry, sandy, soil
Soil: Dry to Wet Dry
Light: Sun to Shade Full sun
Zone 4-10 Zones 4-9