This biennial usually has a central light green or red stem with alternate leaves. A panicle of pale yellow flowers, with four petals and prominent stamens, sits atop each major stem. The flowers have a mild lemony scent and remain open from evening to early morning--even longer on cloudy days.
Oenothera biennis, Evening Primrose
- Height: 12". Yellow blooms appear in late spring. Prefers sun. Native. Attracts pollinators.