I know it as an oil capsule for women, evening primrose supplements.
The Botanical name is Oenothera was a mixture of Oinus (greek for wine) and Thera (greek for hunt). It Arrived in Europe in 1614 from Virginia. The English love it as a cottage garden or wild garden flower.
Thats some Longevity that its still being sold as Seeds amd grown here after nearly four hundred years. The flowers smell faintly sweet as well.