Sundrops

Oenothera fruticosa ssp. glauca

  • 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
  • Flower Size: 4 cm

ZONE:
4

COLOUR:
Yellow

HEIGHT:
45-60 cm

SPREAD:
50-60 cm

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


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. 

Additional Notes about Sundrops:


Native to Ontario