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Oenothera stubbei (Chihuahuan Primrose, Baja Primrose)

Oenothera stubbei
Chihuahuan Primrose, Baja Primrose, Evening Primrose, Saltillo Evening Primrose

This dense ground cover has narrow, dark green leaves and large light yellow flowers which open at night and close by the following afternoon. Cold weather tints the foliage red. Plants can grow in full sun at higher elevations, but do best in part shade in the low desert. Provide moderate irrigation.

Plant Type Native, Perennial
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 8 (10° F)
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Season Spring, Summer, Fall
Growth Rate Fast
Height 6" - 12" (in)
Spread 4' - 6' (ft)
Spacing 18" - 24" (in)
Characteristics Great Foliage, Showy
Attracts Bees, Birds, Pollinators, Wildlife
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Banks and Slopes, Ground Covers
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Dry Soil
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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