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 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
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Water gardens
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Pollinators: Bees
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

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

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

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

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

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