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Calylophus berlandieri

Calylophus berlandieri
Cheerfully blooming, mid-April
Texas primrose, square-bud evening primrose, Texas sundrops

Synonym(s) Calylophus drummondianus var. berlandieri
Common name Texas primrose, square-bud evening primrose, Texas sundrops
Family onagraceae
Life cycle perennial (Z7)
Flowers yellow (late winter-summer)
Size 12-24"
Light sun
Cultural notes drought-tolerant

Heat- and drought-tolerant perennial, offsetting its one- to two-inch bright yellow crinkly-petaled flowers against fine-textured, serrated foliage. Benefits from pruning after it flowers to encourage rebloom. Native to the southern and southwestern U.S.

Calylophus berlandieri
Newly planted specimen
Texas primrose, square-bud evening primrose, Texas sundrops

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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