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Missouri Primrose
Oenothera missouriensis

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About Missouri Primrose (Oenothera missouriensis)
Height: Under 1 ft.
Flower Color: Yellow
Plant Type: Perennial. Returns each spring from same roots, forming expanding clump. Blooms second spring from seed.
Flower Type: Large, flat, open four-petaled bloom
Bloom Time: Early and mid-season
Is this wildflower invasive? No
Is this wildflower endangered? No
Is this wildflower edible? No
Is this wildflower medicinal? No
What is Missouri Primrose's native range?
  Indigenous To: Texas, Missouri, Nebraska
Where Missouri Primrose is naturalized or can be grown
  Regions: All regions of North America.
  Zones: 4-9
How to grow Missouri Primrose (Oenothera missouriensis)
  Soil preference: Best in loose soil, since plant must form large fleshy root.
  Sun/Shade: Needs full sun.
  Moisture Requirements: Average moisture, well-drained.
  Instructions: Keep in mind that this species is low-growing, which dictates its placement, and must form a rather large fleshy tuber-like root before flowering. This tells you that the looser the soil, the faster it will develop.

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