Lemon Drop Evening Primrose
These Lemon Drops Don't Melt
Evening Primrose Lemon Drop, Oenothera 'Lemon Drop™' (PP#16,393), is a new evening primrose that is quickly gaining popularity among gardeners and garden writers.
'Lemon Drop' is a Proven Winners Perennial and also the recipient of the "Editor's Choice Award" from Country Living Gardener™.
This new selection is covered with vibrant lemon yellow flowers all summer, even when the temperatures sizzle. It has a lovely upright habit with dark green foliage. The bright daffodil yellow flowers of 'Lemon Drop' blooms do not need deadheading and are a good candidate for hot sunny areas or mixed containers.
This easily grown oenothera should be planted in full sun and a well-drained area. It will thrive in when kept on the dry side.
The mildly fragrant flowers open for only one day, usually late afternoon but will last until the following morning.
It is best used in front of borders or rock gardens. It will add color in wild gardens, meadows, cottage gardens or in native plant gardens.
* Bright Lemon Yellow Flowers All Summer
* Does Not Need To Be Deadheaded
* Loves Sun and Dry Soil
|Brand||Nature Hills Nursery|
|Botanical Name||Oenothera Lemon Drop|
|Mature Height||8 to 12 inches|
|Mature Spread||10 to 12 inches|
|Soil Type||Widely adaptable|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Sun|