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Showy Evening Primrose


An annual to perennial, has running rhizomes; day flowering, white to pink flowers are 2-3 inches wide. Blooms March to July. Distributed Kansas to Texas; various soils in prairies, open woodlands, ungrazed pastures and plains. Best in full to partial sun, dry or moist soils; rhizomatous, can form large patches and be quite invasive; does not tolerate combination of heat and humidity.