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White Evening Primrose, Fragrant Evening Primrose
Scientific Name: Oenothera caespitosa Nutt.
Family: Onagraceae
White Evening Primrose, Fragrant Evening Primrose (Oenothera  caespitosa) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-3,7-14,18-21
USDA: 8-10

Frost Tolerance: In the coldest parts of the distribution areas, the foliage disappears in winter

Heat Tolerance: Regular water in the hottest areas

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Western USA, northwestern Mexico, at medium to high elevation

Growth Habits: Evergreen to deciduous perennial, up to 10 inches tall (25 cm) 2 feet in diameter (60 cm);

Watering Needs: Little to moderate water when established

Propagation: Seeds, divisions

White Evening Primrose, Fragrant Evening Primrose (Oenothera  caespitosa)

Blooming Habits:
Fragrant white flowers, 3 inches in diameter (7.5 cm), opening in the evening, lasting only until the following morning, from mid spring to late summer.

Fruiting Habits:

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