Calylophus hartwegii ssp. fendleri (Hartweg's sundrops) #6744 Calylophus hartwegii ssp. fendleri
Common Name Sundrops, Fendlers sundrops
Latin Name Calylophus hartwegii v. fendleri
Family / Origin Onagraceae
Sunset zones / USDA zones 1-3, 6-16, 18-24 / 6-11
Type / Form Bush / Small
Native Habitat Southwestern deserts
Soil Dry, decomposed alkaline granite, sand, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Exposure Full sun
Water None to once per month
Height X Width 1 foot X 2 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Grey small
Flowers Spring and summer clear yellow over night flowers turning pink in morning
Bark / Roots  
Maintenance Low
Propagation Seeds
Pests and diseases Flea beetles
Landscape Uses Erosion control, rock garden, low maintenance, parkways, specimen, containers
Garden Suitability Thornless, Sonoran, Ethnobotanical
Nature Value Night flying moths use flowers
Native American Uses Medicinal
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