General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: In Water
Wet
Wet Mesic
Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8b -9.4 °C (15 °F) to -6.7 °C (20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 3 to 6 feet
Fruit: Dehiscent
Other: 1.5 inch long, 8-valved capsule containing numerous tiny seeds
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Water gardens
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Pollinators: Bees
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
Image
Common names
  • Mexican Primrose Willow
  • Seedbox
  • Shrubby Water Primrose
  • Mexican Primrose-Willow
  • Narrow-Leaf Water Primrose

Photo Gallery
Location: Fountain,Florida
Date: 2021-10-25
Location: Fountain, Florida
Date: 2021-10-23
Location: Jupiter Ridge Natural Area, Jupiter, FL
Date: 2011-12-16
author--Bob Peterson

Date: 2021-10-25
Fountain, Florida
Location: Fountain, Florida
Date: 2021-10-25

Date: 11-2009
author--gailhampshire
Location: 7th Brigade Park, Australia
Date: 12-2002
author--John Robert McPherson

Date: 2005-02-23
author--Steve Hurst@USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database
Photo by DaylilySLP
Location: Hanalei NWR, Kauai, Hawaii
Date: 3-2013
author--Forest & Kim Starr

Date: 10-2013
author--Vinayaraj
Location: West Maui, Maui, Hawaii
Date: 11-2009
author--Forest & Kim Starr

« Add a new plant to the database

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by dave and is called "Sunroots"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.