Calylophus Ladybird® Sunglow

Calylophus  kal-ee-LOW-fus

Ladybird® Sunglow:

If you are looking for a tough, self-sufficient plant that doesn’t mind being ignored, the Ladybird® Sunglow Texas Primrose is the plant for you. Blooming in yellow shades on a mounded habit, self-sufficient Ladybird® Sunglow can handle daytime heat and drought conditions, while handling cool nights. Calylophus grows best in containers and landscapes with good drainage.

Full Sun

Height: 4-8″/Spread: 12-20″

Summer to Frost

Size Available: 4.25 


Calylophus  kal-ee-LOW-fus

A little known native from the short grass prairies of the western Great Plains, Calylophus, or Texas Primrose, blooms most of the summer with a profusion of bright yellow flowers. This is a tough colorful species that gently re-seeds itself when happy. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant. A heavy bloomer from late spring through the summer, this tough plant will be the star of your xeriscape. This is an excellent rock garden plant.