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Big Fruit Evening Primrose

Oenothera macrocarpa

Big Fruit Evening Primrose offers large, showy flowers that open in the evening but last only one day. Big Fruit Evening Primrose is native throughout the central and southern United States. Big Fruit Evening Primrose thrives in poor soil and is quite drought tolerant.

Large, showy flowers
Drought-tolerant
Naturalizes well

Gardening Suggestions for Big Fruit Evening Primrose:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Key Characteristics:

Dry
Midwest Native
Butterflies
Humming- birds
Height:
6-12 Inches
Spread:
12-36 Inches
Hardiness Zone:
3 - 8

RPM: Scientifically Proven to Grow Faster and Healthier

Forrest Keeling Nursery is the world-renowned originator of the RPM (root production method®) RPM technology. Our patented RPM tree technology yields unsurpassed survivability and plant growth, which makes Forrest Keeling plants the benchmark for wetland restorations and large-scale installations in any application.

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Great Garden Neighbors:
Prairie Dropseed Prairie Dropseed
Little Bluestem Little Bluestem
Purple Beardtongue Purple Beardtongue

Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Humming- birds
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Exposure
Full Sun
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Habit
Perennial
Attributes
Ground Cover
Midwest Native
Naturalizing
Rock Garden
Border or Bed
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Characteristics Key

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage