- Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 4 - 8 Inches
- Mature Spread 4 - 8 Inches
- Growing Zones 8 - 10
- Use As A Filler In Containers
The Ladybird™ Lemonade Texas Primrose calls the American southwest home, so it can easily handle the heat of USDA growing zones 8, 9, and 10. Thin, green foliage is overshadowed by vibrant yellow flowers that, with age, will fade to include tones of peach and pink. Expect plenty of flowers throughout the spring and summer on this mounding plant that can trail up to 12 inches. Once established, the Calylophus is very low maintenance and thrives with a slight amount of neglect.
This plant flourishes in just about any type of planting and is an excellent option for borders, edging, landscape, mass planting, and containers. Primrose plants have slight trailing tendencies, making for an excellent addition to planters and hanging baskets. The Ladybird™ Lemonade Texas Primrose is very well suited to the conditions of the southwest, as it is heat- and drought-tolerant while also being deer-resistant. This plant is known to attract bees, birds, and butterflies, so it looks lovely and helps support the local habitat.
Ladybird Lemonade Texas Primrose Plant Care
The ideal spot for Primerose will receive at least 6 hours of full sun. The plant has average water needs, so water when the top few inches of the soil is dry. The Ladybird™ Lemonade Texas Primrose is drought-tolerant and prefers low humidity. Use well-draining soil that is neutral to alkaline and has a pH of 6.6-8.5. Primrose is not a very heavy feeder. Fertilize when planting in the spring and again halfway through the summer for plants in the ground. Container plants can be fed once a month.
This plant is rather self-sufficient, and established plants need very little care. Deadheading or removing spent flowers is unnecessary, but doing so can maintain a clean appearance. The plant may appear leggy or scraggly halfway through the growing season, and a quick trim can solve this problem. Prune no more than ⅓ of the plant and follow up with a feeding to promote new growth and blooms.
Ladybird Lemonade Texas Primrose Plant Spacing
This Primrose is a mounding trailing plant that will grow to about 4 to 8 inches tall and spread out over 12 to 20 inches. Leave 8 to 12 inches around each plant, so it will have room to grow and fill in. When used as a container plant, include 2 to 3 plants in a 12-inch pot.
Ladybird™ Lemonade Texas Primrose Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 8 - 10|
|Plant Type: Annuals|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 4 - 8 Inches|
|Mature Spread: 12 - 20 Inches|
|Spacing: 8 - 12 Inches|
|Habit: Mounded, Trailing|
|Flower Color(s): Yellow|
|Flower Description: Lemon Yellow With Peach And Pink Tones As Flowers Age|
|Bloom Period: Planting To Frost|
|Foliage Type: Evergreen|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Seasonal Interest: Spring Flowering, Summer Flowering|
|Tolerates: Heat, Drought|
|Attracts: Bees, Birds, Butterflies|
|Container Role: Filler|
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Edging, Mass Planting, Wildlife Gardens|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Deadheading Not Necessary, Low Maintenance, Native to North America, Continuous Blooming or Rebloomer|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
|Common Name: Ladybird™ Lemonade Texas Primrose|
|Scientific Name: Calylophus hybrid 'WNCYLALEM' USPPAF, Can PBRAF|
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Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.