Mariposa Lily for Descanso Gardens

Mariposa Lily (Calochortus splendens) is a tulip-like perennial growing from a bulb. It is a local native plant and there are several other species native to California. These do well in dry open gardens, along driveways and roadsides. It is difficult to start or propagate, but reseeds where it is happy.

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Fairy Lantern

Fairy Lantern (Calochortus).

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Cat's Ears (Calochortus).



 

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