Scientific Name: Oenothera lindheimeri
Common Name: wand flower, bee blossom
Family Name: Onagraceae
Origin: Mexico, U.S. - southwest
Hardiness Zone: Zone 6: (-23 to -18 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Mature Size: 0.7 - 1.3m x 0.6 - 1.0m (height x width)
Habit: Upright
Form: Mounded, Vase
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Bedding plant, Container planting, Perennial border
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Rocky or gravelly or dry, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Elliptic, Sinuate
Flowers: Raceme, White, Pink, Jun-Jul-Aug-Sep-Oct
Fruit: Capsule, Green, Brown
Key ID Features:
Leaves oblanceolate to elliptic, blade tissue extended almost to stem down the petiole; raceme with white to pink florets, 2.5cm wide, late spring to fall.