Oenothera tetragona 'Crown of Gold' PP18,402

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Four Angled Sundrops

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

This plant starts as a crown of deep green and gold foliage. The yellow edge of the leaf is very attractive in spring, followed by showy bright, clear yellow blooms in the summer months. Hummingbirds are very attracted to this shining sundrop. Deer resistant. Great for cut flowers, rock gardens, borders, containers and mixed beds.

Height

8-10 Inches

Spread

18-24 Inches

Color

Yellow/Gold/Bronze

Interesting Notes

Bred by Peter Catt of Liss Forest Nursery

Bloom Time

June-August

When to Divide

after flowering

Good Companions

Red Head Fountain Grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides), Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum), Bee Balm (Monarda didyma), Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata), Poppy Mallow, Wine cups (Callirhoe involucrata)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Attributes & Uses
Containers
Cut Flowers
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Variegated
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Spring
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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