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Oenothera macrocarpa

Family: onagraceae
Common name(s): Missouri evening primrose
Hardiness ratings: USDA zone 3~4 - 7~9

General resources

Links for Oenothera macrocarpa

  • All Things Plants - Community-assembled plant profile (2 varieties in database) (9 photos)
  • Dave's Garden PlantFiles - Profile page with horticultural basics, and member-contributed photos and comments. (zone 4-8) (4 photos)
  • Denver Botanic Gardens - Description, native range, and cultural requirements. (zone 3) (8 photos)
  • Heritage Perennials - Profile with description and horticultural details. (zone 3-9) (1 photo)
  • Illinois Wildflowers - Informative illustrated page with description and cultivation details, also covering range and faunal associations.
  • Kansas Wildflowers & Grasses - Plant portrait with botanical details and description (9 photos)
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Plant description and characteristics with notes on distribution, culture, and propagation. (30 photos)
  • Missouri Botanical Garden - Plantfinder page for one of the plants growing at the garden, with usually one or more photos, horticultural information, and noteworthy characteristics. (zone 3-7) (12 photos). Also a page for 'Dwarf Silver'.
  • Missouri Plants - Description and photographs of botanical features, with notes about habitat and native status. (10 photos)
  • Ontario Rock Garden Society - Germination information
  • Rob's Plants - Plant profile with basic horticultural information and often personal observations. Also seed germination records. (zone 3-7) (7 photos)

Oenothera macrocarpa subsp. fremontii

Common name(s): Sundrops
Hardiness ratings: USDA zone 4 - 7~9


Oenothera macrocarpa subsp. incana

Common name(s): Hoary Evening Primrose; Bigfruit Evening Primrose
Hardiness ratings: USDA zone 4 - 8


Oenothera macrocarpa subsp. macrocarpa

Common name(s): Missouri Evening Primrose; Bigfruit Evening Primrose


Last updated:11 Jul 2022