Lavender-leaf sundrops are members of the evening primrose family.
Identification: The plants are 3-12" (7.6-30 cm) high, usually
with multiple stems. Stems are crowded with narrow leaves that attach directly. Leaves are
alternate, green-gray, hairy, with even margins. Flowers are bright lemon yellow,
with four petals, less than 2" (5 cm) across. The buds have purple stripes; sometimes they are predominantly
They are in bloom between April and September. Leaves are narrow, cupped, and covered with