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High Plains Yellow Sundrops (Calylophus)

Calylophus hartwegii High Plains Yellow
SKU: HC016105
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Exclusive. 'High Plains Yellow' Sundrops is a long blooming wildflower from the western Great Plains that withstands heat, drought and rugged growing conditions. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
key features
Botanical Name
Calylophus hartwegii High Plains Yellow
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Native, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Groundcover, Long Bloom Time, Mass Plantings, Rock Gardens
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
4-6" tall
Bloom Time
Late spring to late summer


4-6" tall x 12-15" wide. A new, long blooming wildflower introduction collected from the rugged, high dry plains of eastern NM, ‘High Plains Yellow’ Sundrops is well adapted to heat, cold, wind, and drought. This prairie native thrives in harsh conditions. Beginning in late spring, colorful, red speckled buds burst open into large, brilliant yellow flowers. It’s a superb companion plant for Lavender.
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