Oenother speciosa, Showy Evening Primrose



O. speciosa is a great spring-blooming ground cover! It readily spreads to form extensive, short colonies. The large flowers are striking and it is tolerant to drought and high moisture content too! O. speciosa also retains its color for most of the year!


  • Listing ID: 1183
  • Soil Moisture: 1-5 (dry to wet): 2-4
  • Stratification: TBD
  • Bloom Time: March-June
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Sunlight Exposure: Partial shade to full sun
  • Family: Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family)
  • Latin Name: Oenothera speciosa
  • Common Name: Showy Evening Primrose, Pink Ladies
  • Eco-Region: 251