What Are Sun Drop Flowers?


The Sun Drop flower is one of the common names for oenothera, a flowering plant native to the Americas. The oenothera is also referred to as Sun Cup and Evening-Primrose.


  • The Sun Drop plant's flowers are a pale yellow. They bloom in late spring or summer and enjoy full sun.


  • True to their name, Sun Drop flowers love heat, sunlight and dry soil--they can even survive a drought.


  • Sun Drop plants are not toxic to humans. In fact, their roots and shoots can be eaten like a salad.


  • Sun Drops are part of the onagracea, or Evening Primose family, which has 655 species.


  • Sun Drops are susceptible to a variety of fungi. Powdery mildew, rust spots and leaf spots can all occur on Sun Drops if they don't get enough air circulation.

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