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Calylophus berlandieri


Height - 1 foot

Width - 1 foot

Plant Type

Native perennial

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Full sun

Other common names

Texas Sundrops,
Texas Primrose

Save Water   Low water required
More Color   Bright yellow flowers from spring until fall
Attract Wildlife   Butterflies love the flowers
Reduce Maintenance   Cut back by half in winter to keep it healthy
Texas Tough    Will survive reflective heat from nearby rocks/driveways

Interesting Facts

Not a true rose, but is related to the evening primrose.  Spindly green foliage and bright yellow blooms really stand out in a rock garden.  Spent blooms fade to a light orange color.  You can prolong blooming by "deadheading" (with fingers) and watering when it is extra dry.

Calylophus in Frisco

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