What is this little gem?

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Date Photo Taken: 08/01/2013
Location: Lawrenceville, GA
Posted By: dmcbass

Notes:

My daughter planted 3 type of seeds from a Hummingbird Attracting flower kit over 2 years ago and this one is still alive and is just now finally blooming but we have no idea what it is. For the first 2 years it had rather long leaves and layed flat on the ground. Then this spring it sent our the 2 stalks you can see. The box is long gone so we are at a loss. Hope you can help us.

COMMENTS

  1. parityanimal Flower Fanatic says:

    Looks like maybe a small variety of evening primrose, also called sundrop. Do the blooms open in the evening and close up in the sunlight of the day?

    August 2nd, 2013 at 9:23 am
  2. dmcbass Registered says:

    Well I have noticed that the blooms are very short lived. There are about 4 open and bight yellow at 9:30 am this morning. There are a few others that have paled and shriveled.
    I will take a look during the day today to confirm.
    Thanks much

    August 2nd, 2013 at 9:30 am
  3. Linda Gay Unregistered says:

    It is a type of sundrop, Oenothera sp.

    September 21st, 2013 at 12:44 am

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