white evening primrose (Oenothera caespitosa)

slightly toothed bluish-green basal leaves and 4-petalled large white flower

white evening primrose

 

Common name: white evening primrose
Botanical name: Oenothera caespitosa

Light: full sun
Height: 4 – 10 inches
Water: low, drought tolerant
Soil type: sandy, gravelly to clay

Perennial wildflower with slightly toothed bluish-green basal leaves and 4-petalled large white flowers that fade to pink after pollination; night-blooming; blooms midsummer; wonderful fragrance!

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