Oenothera pallida

Oenothera pallida

White evening primrose

Drought tolerant; full sunlight. Showy white flowers bloom May to September from valleys to foothills in dry open areas, on gravelly or sandy soils. A relatively low growing perennial species useful in mixes for beautification or erosion control.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 20 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Average
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Marginal
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
- 2 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
46.40 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
512,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
White
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer