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Oenothera hartwegii ssp. fendleri

Oenothera hartwegii ssp. fendleri
Fendler's sundrops
Day-old flower
Synonym(s) Calylophus hartwegii ssp. fendleri
Common name Fendler's sundrops
Family onagraceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers yellow
Size 10"
Light sun
Cultural notes drought-tolerant, needs well-drained soil
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Grows wider than it is tall. Each flower lasts one day, then fades to pink. They are a stronger yellow, with crinklier, pointier petals than those of most Oenotheras. Native to the central US.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '08/'09 exchange. Baggy 70F (25%G, 10-19d)

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