Common Evening Primrose

Common Evening Primrose

Latin Name: Oenothera biennis

Type: Forb/Flower

Light: Sun / Part Sun

Moisture: Dry / Dry-Mesic / Mesic / Wet-Mesic

Soil: Sand / Loam / Clay

Size: 3-6 feet

Color: Yellow

Bloom Time: June / July / August / September / October

Description: This is a biennial with petite yellow blooms that last for a month or more. The first season large rosettes of long leaves are formed with a tall, leafy stem the second season. It attracts a beneficial ground beetle that eats maggots and moths.