oenothera fruticosa ssp. glauca (sundrops) native

Size: 1 litre
  • AKA oenothera tetragona
  • canary-yellow, sauce-shaped flowers Individual flowers open for 1 day
  • lance-shaped, glossy, deep green leaves are tinged with red
  • leaves turn a vibrant red colour in cooler weather
  • bloom time: june to september
  • zone 4 
  • height 45-60cm 
  • spread 50-60cm
  • colour yellow
  • it colonizes by stolons and runners but isn't invasive
  • it thrives in an acidic, rich site, however, it will also grow in clay, sandy or in rocky conditions
  • full sun
  • attracts butterflies
  • attracts hummingbirds
  • deer resistant
  • native to ontario
  • long blooming
  • rock garden
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)