Evening Primrose (Oenothera biennis)
Bloom colour: yellow (lemon scented!).
Bloom time: Jul-Aug
Height: 2-6 feet
Light: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Hardiness Zone: 3 to 8 (click here to find your plant hardiness zone)
Evening Primrose attracts: Birds, hummingbirds and is an important food source for native bees
And is a host plant for: many moth species, including the eye-catching pink Primrose Moth
Yellow flowers bloom in a terminal spike and have a sweet, lemon-like fragrance. Evening primrose is found in rocky or sandy areas, meadows and prairies. Although it is a biennial, it readily self seeds so will last in the garden. Seedlings can easily be moved.