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Hooker's Evening Primrose
Scientific Name: Oenothera elata ssp. hookeri (Torr. & Gray) W. Dietr. & W.L.
Synonym: Oenothera biennis var. hookeri, Oenothera hookeri
Family: Onagraceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 4-10

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Coastal California to Baja California

Growth Habits: Biennial or short lived perennial, up to 4 feet tall and wide (1.2 m); hairy elliptical leaves

Watering Needs: Low to moderate water use, needs good drainage, does well in sandy soils

Propagation: Seeds

Some parts of the plant are edible when cooked.

Blooming Habits:
Bright yellow flowers, up to 3.6 inches in diameter (9 cm) on a 3 feet spike (90 cm), opening in late afternoon and at night, in late summer and fall.

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