Cutleaf Evening Primrose

Cutleaf Evening Primrose

Cut-leaved Evening Primrose

General Information

  • Part Sun/Shade
  • Low Water Requirement
  • Very Low Maintenance
  • Pollinator
  • Flowers
  • Texas Native
  • Central Texas Native

Common Names

Oenothera laciniata

Plant Description

Sow seed in spring over well drained sandy and limestone soils in partial sun. The pale yellow flowers have pinkish sepals and open in the evening withering the next morning. The fruit is an elongated, curved pod. Do not allow soil to dry completely between watering events.

Plant Details


coupon eligible: No

watersaver: Yes

flower color: White, Yellow, Pink

freeze hardy: No

wildlife: Pollinators, Bees

sunlight requirements: Part Sun/Shade

soil types: Sandy, Thin

invasive: No


Mow down after seeds have fallen. Remove spent blossoms to encourage longer bloom period.

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