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Oenothera deltoides ssp. deltoides

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Oenothera deltoides ssp. deltoides
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Oenothera deltoides ssp. deltoides

Species Name: Oenothera deltoides ssp. deltoides
Common Name: Devil's Lantern, Basket Evening Primrose

Fragrant flowers. Stems dry to form a "birdcage." Flowers age to pink. Recommended for meadows, borders or tree canopies.

Plant Family: Onagraceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1'h x 2w
Growth Habit: Upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Stress-deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Sun or partial sun inland
Soil Preference: Sandy or rocky
Water Requirements: Semi-moist
Cold Hardy to: below 5400'
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: White
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: San Jacinto Valley, North East San Francisco Bay, Modoc Plateau, Deserts
Natural Habitat: Sandy, often dunes

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