SILVER BLADE® evening primrose

Oenothera macrocarpa subsp. incana

Silver Blade evening primrose, Oenothera macrocarpa subsp. incana, Plant Select
Silver Blade evening primrose, Oenothera macrocarpa subsp. incana, Plant Select
A southern Great Plains endemic introduced by James Locklear, further promoted by Bluebird Nursery, Clarkson, Nebraska. Silver leaves compliment the clear yellow flowers. Blooms May to frost. Drought tolerant. Perennial. Xeriscape.

Tips from the pros: Grows best when planted in well-drained soil. Plant in a location away from sidewalks where it will have room to grow! Trim for aesthetics if needed.
Plant Type Perennial
Height 4-8 inches
Width 16-24 inches
Flowering Season May to frost
Flower Color Yellow
Sun Sun
Water Needs Moderate to xeric
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 4a-9
Soil Type Loam
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest No
North American Native Yes
Year Introduced 1999