Calylophus Details


  • Also Known As: Sundrops, Square-Bud Primrose
  • Botanical Name: Calylophus spp.
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Demand: Low
  • Landscape Use: Rock Garden, Deer Resistant
  • Ornamental Value: Yellow
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value: Butterflies (nectar source)
  • Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
  • Plant Form: Spreading
  • Plant Spread: 1'
  • Plant Height: 1'


Bright yellow flowers cover the plant in the spring. Excellent rock garden plant.

Perennial Care Guide

Calylophus Photos