Missouri Primrose

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Missouri Dwarf Primrose, also known as Ozark Sundrops, is a perennial wildflower that is native to the central and southern United States. It is a low-growing plant, typically reaching heights of 6-12 inches, with narrow, lance-shaped leaves. The flowers are bright yellow and are borne in clusters on short stems. They open in the evening and close in the morning. Missouri Dwarf Primrose blooms from mid-summer to early fall.

This plant is easy to grow and is adaptable to a variety of soils and conditions. It prefers full sun or partial shade and well-drained soil. It is drought-tolerant and can tolerate poor soils. Missouri Dwarf Primrose is deer-resistant and is a good choice for butterfly gardens.


Missouri Primrose
Oenothera macrocarpa
Missouri Primrose

This plant is a beautiful addition to any garden. It is easy to care for and provides a long season of interest. Missouri Dwarf Primrose is a great choice for gardeners of all levels.

Here are some additional tips for growing Missouri Dwarf Primrose:

Sow seeds in the spring or fall.
Thin seedlings to 6-12 inches apart.
Water regularly during dry periods.
Mulch to help retain moisture.
Deadhead spent flowers to encourage new blooms.
Divide plants every 3-4 years to keep them healthy and vigorous.
Missouri Dwarf Primrose is a beautiful and easy-to-grow plant that is sure to add a touch of color to your garden.

Oenothera macrocarpa, also known as Missouri evening primrose, is native to the following states in the United States:

  • Arkansas
  • Illinois
  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • Oklahoma
  • Tennessee
  • Texas



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Tyler, Texas

Last year in the Fall, I collected a lot of seeds I planted this year.

Roger Holmes
Dallas, Texas

They really added a big splash of color to the front of my house garden bed. Love them!

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Mobile, Alabama

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