Missouri Primrose- Native
Missouri Primrose is a native, showy, trailing plant with large fragrant yellow flowers. Be sure to watch closely, the large, 4 petaled beauties only last for a day! The 3 to 4 inch lemon yellow flowers are followed by wing looking seed pods. Missouri Primrose also sports glossy, green leaves. This abundant bloomer makes an excellent border plant or groundcover. Blooms late spring to summer. This lovely plant is a native of Missouri that grows along bluff, in glades and rocky meadows. Missouri Primrose was the 2004 Kansas Wildflower of the year!
Oenothera macrocarpa grows best in Full Sun. It reaches a height of about 12 inches and spreads 12 to 18 inches. Plant in zones 3 to 7. Drought tolerant.
Care & Shipping Notes
Easy to grow in average, well drained soil. Will tolerate a variety of soil types, including clay or rocky soil. Root rot is possible if grown in wet, poorly drained soils. No serious insect or disease problems. NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.