Special Closure

Due to the 58th Presidential Inauguration, the U.S. Botanic Garden will be closed January 18-21, 2017. We will reopen at 10 a.m. on January 22.

Sundrops

Plant Botanical Name: 
Oenothera fruticosa
USBG Plant Location: 
National Garden
Sunlight: 
Full sun
Plant Soil Type: 
Well-drained garden soil
Plant Moisture Requirements: 
Low to medium

Oenothera fruticosa or sundrops is a day flowering member of the evening primrose family and makes a wonderful addition to the front of a border or a rock garden. It tolerates poor soil and blooms profusely from May through June with few insect or disease issues.

National Garden Room Location: