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Oenothera elata ssp. hookerii

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Oenothera elata ssp. hookeri
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Oenothera elata ssp. hookeri
Oenothera elata ssp. hookeri
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Oenothera elata ssp. hookeri
Oenothera elata ssp. hookeri
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Oenothera elata ssp. hookeri

Species Name: Oenothera elata ssp. hookeri
Common Name: Hooker's Evening Primrose

Beautiful yellow flower stalks arch up 3-4 feet high from a basal rosette of leaves. Does well near coastal areas. Hardy and reseeds very well.

Plant Family: Onagraceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1-4' H x 1-2' W
Growth Habit: Basal leaves w/tall flowering stalks
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Regular
Cold Hardy to: 35 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Yellow
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Central West, Southwest
Natural Habitat: Moist, coastal, slightly inland sandy bluffs below 700'

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