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Oenothera stricta

Invasive Status in South Africa: Cat. 3 (Proposed amendments to legislation 2018)

Origin: USA

The leaves  form a basal rosette at ground level and spiral up to the flowering stems. The blades are dentate or deeply lobed. The flowers  of many species open in the evening, hence the name “evening primrose”.


Family Name:
Common Name:
Evening primrose
Plant Height:
20 cm
Flower Colour:
Flowering Time:
November, December, January