Missouri Primrose
Oenothera missouriensis
Missouri Primrose is one of the more beautiful of the Primroses found in Texas. The blooms are absolutely huge - up to 4 inches across. The buds are yellow with red spots, and the stems are red. It makes large, four-winged seed pods. It makes a very showy specimen plant in a rock garden where it has plenty of room to spread out. Missouri Primrose enjoys sand, caliche, and limestone, and wants a well-drained soil.
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