Evening primrose

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    Evening primrose @ Kyoto Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Evening primrose
Formal Name
Oenothera tetraptera
Alias
evening primrose
Habitat
Morph

Comment

What is Evening primrose

Tsukimisou or Oenothera tetraptera(scientific name: Oenothera tetraptera) is native to Mexico and is a perennial of the Onagraceae that blooms white flowers at night. It begins to bloom from the evening and it gets pink and muffled the next morning. The are Evening primrose which makes yellow flower bloom in the same geneus.

Generic name:Tsukimisou or Oenothera tetraptera, Scientific name: Oenothera tetraptera, aka: Tsukimisou, evening primrose, Flowering color: white (at flowering) → pink (next morning), flowering period: June to September, flowering time: evening to next morning.

Detailed information

Order
Myrtales
Family
Onagraceae
Genus
Oenothera
Species
O. tetraptera
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
Campanulate
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Specific area
Color
Pink, White
Season
JunJulAugSep
Height
20 ~ 30 [cm]
Diameter
6 ~ 10

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