Pink Evening Primrose (Showy Primrose)
Evening primroses are often called buttercups. There are evening primroses that are yellow with black centers, and then there is the pink evening primoses. The pink evening or "showy primrose" has broad petals that are may be pink, light pink or almost white, with pink or red veins and yellow centers. They open at dusk in northern parts of the state, but wither the next day. In the rest of the state, the blooms stay open all day.
- Grows 8 - 18 inches high.
- Common on roadsides, pastures and in "disturbed" soil.
- Blooms from April to June in East and Central Texas.
- This flower is part of the evening-primrose family.