Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Zone 3 Flowers: Evening Primrose/Sundrops/Oenothera fruticosa

 Description: The bold golden Sundrop is a stunning plant in a butterfly garden. This perennial bursts into brilliant bloom in early summer, attracting scores of butterflies. With very little effort, the Sundrop will thrive and spread to fill your garden with colorful blooms. This sunny bloom will accent the other flowers in your garden and brighten your entire yard.

Hardy: Zone 3

Bloom Time: Spring - June

Height: 14''- 20''

Spacing: 20''

Sun Needs: Full Sun 

Water Needs: Medium

Outstanding Features: Beautiful bright flowers, attracts butterflies. Deer resistant.

Uses: English garden, butterfly garden, great for filling in a space, native plant areas or cottage gardens.

Tips: This plant will gladly fill your garden so be sure to divide it every couple of years.

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