Oenothera macrocarpa 'Comanche Campfire'
Comanche Campfire Primrose

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Butterfly FriendlyFull SunDeer ResistantPart ShadeBird Friendly
Comanche Campfire Primrose
Oenothera macrocarpa 'Comanche Campfire'

This is a blooming machine! Give it a place in the front of the border or rock garden so you can enjoy the color. Tight buds unfurl to fragrant, lemon-yellow blossoms held on bright red stems. Silvery foliage completes the picture of this heat-loving perennial. It is low growing and spreads almost like a vine.

Nectar attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Important food source for native bees
Attracts large hawk moths
Long blooming and colorful
Heat and drought tolerant once established
Deer resistant

Native Range

Found in limestone glades & bluffs, roadsides, rocky prairies and hillsides.

Interesting Facts

Humidity evaporating from this flower's nectar provides a signal to a potential visitor. By sensing the humidity, a Hawkmoth can tell whether Evening Primrose flowers contains nectar without having to land and probe it thereby saving valuable energy.


Deadheading promotes longer flowering.

Mature Size: 6-12in. Tall x 1-2ft. Wide

Hardiness Zone: 5-8

Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade

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