Oenothera fruiticosa

Oenothera fruiticosa

$8.00Price
A sturdy native suited to hot dry sites especially with light soil. The stems of Oenothera fruticosa are thin, hairy, and reddish with similar leaves. The buds begin as red but open into beautiful bright yellow flowers in early summer. Easy and dependable. Modest spreading from rhizomes.In summer, 2” yellow saucer shaped flowers appear and attract many species including: beetles, butterflies, skippers, honeybees and native bees, caterpillars of several moths, hummingbirds, Eastern goldfinch, mourning dove and other songbirds.Plants tolerate some shade, drought, and variable soil pH.This species is pest resistant and somewhat resistant to deer and rabbits..Interesting Notes:For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=OEFR

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