Missouri Primrose Details

Missouri Primrose

  • Also Known As: Yellow Evening Primrose, Missouri Evening Primrose, Fluttermill
  • Botanical Name: O. macrocarpa
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Demand: Low, Medium
  • Landscape Use: Rock Garden, Moon Garden
  • Ornamental Value: Yellow
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value: Butterflies (nectar source), Birds, Hummingbirds
  • Season: Spring, Summer
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
  • Plant Form: Spreading
  • Plant Spread: 2'
  • Plant Height: 1'


4-inch bright yellow cup-shaped flowers. Mounding foliage. Flowers open in the evening and stay open through the night. Buds are pinkish green and speckled. Deadhead to encourage longer flowering.

Perennial Care Guide

Missouri Primrose Photos