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Oenothera serrulata 'Prairie Lode'

Prairie Lode Sundrops

Sundrops

Comments

A prostrate, spreading plant that blooms profusely from spring to fall with masses of bright yellow cup shaped blooms; drought tolerant once established; an excellent choice for rock gardens and border fronts

Description

A prostrate, spreading plant that blooms profusely from spring to fall with masses of bright yellow cup shaped blooms; drought tolerant once established; an excellent choice for rock gardens and border fronts

Landscape Attributes

Prairie Lode Sundrops is an herbaceous annual with a ground-hugging habit of growth. It brings an extremely fine and delicate texture to the garden composition and should be used to full effect.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. It is a good choice for attracting bees, butterflies and hummingbirds to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Prairie Lode Sundrops is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Rock/Alpine Gardens;General Garden Use;Groundcover;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Prairie Lode Sundrops will grow to be only 6 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. Although it's not a true annual, this fast-growing plant can be expected to behave as an annual in our climate if left outdoors over the winter, usually needing replacement the following year. As such, gardeners should take into consideration that it will perform differently than it would in its native habitat.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

dry to average

Cold Hardy to Zone:

(annual)

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

6 inches

24 inches

alkaline

clay

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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