Northeast Pollinator Plants
Oenothera pilosella (Meadow Evening Primrose)
We ship only to the New England and New York states. If you live near Fairfax, VT, consider buying at our farm, River Berry Farm.
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Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep.
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Common Name: Evening Primrose
Use: Garden or Naturalizing
Light: Full Sun
Hardiness Zone: 3 to 8 USDA Zone Map
Soils: Medium to Wet
Flower Time: June to July
Flower Color: Yellow
Notes: Oenothera pilosella (Meadow Evening Primrose) is a mat-forming, mid-summer flowering beauty, known to spread but easily removed if wanting in a garden setting.
Host plant of
VT Bee Species of Greatest Conservation Need (SGCN):
Agapostemon splendens (Brown-Winged Striped-Sweat bee)
Bombus affinis (Rusty-Patched Bumble bee) presumed extinct!
Bombus fervidus (Golden Northern Bumble bee)
Lasioglossum nelumbonis (Lotus Sweat bee)
Lasioglossum novascotiae (Nova Scotia Metallic-Sweat bee)
Macropis nuda (Dark-Legged Yellow Loosestrife bee)
Naturalized in New England, native to NY, Mid-West and South Central US: Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).