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Carlton, M. W.
Amoreuxia wrightii Gray
Wright's yellowshow, Yellow-Show
USDA Symbol: AMWR2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
The species name of this plant is for Charles Wright, 1811-1885, world-wide botanical collector but mainly in Texas (1837-1952), Cuba and his native Connecticut.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb
, Subshrub Size Notes:
1-2 feet. Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Orange , Yellow
Bloom Notes: yellow with reddish centers
TX USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use:
Medium Light Requirement:
Sun Soil Moisture:
Moist Conditions Comments:
During the summer Yellow Show likes full sun, but also seems to require weekly watering. The stem
will die in the fall, and may break off, but a new stem
will emerge in very late spring
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Interesting Foliage: yes
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
National Butterfly Center
- Mission, TX
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Record Modified: 2008-06-25
Research By: TWC Staff