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Calochortus 'Cupido' - Mariposa Lily - Liliaceae (The Lily Family)
Calochortus 'Cupido' - Mariposa Lily - Calochortus 'Cupido' is a lovely little flower named for a butterfly, offering cup shaped, violet pink blossoms in June.
Calochortus 'Cupido' - Calochortus 'Cupido' is a lovely little flower named for a butterfly, offering cup shaped, violet pink blossoms in June.


 
10 bulbs/pack
Price: $11.99
Zone Hardiness: 4-10
Light: Sun
Height: 8-12"
Width: under 4"
Flower Colour: Purple

Stock Status:In Stock
Availability: Fall bulbs ship or will be ready for pick-up in late September to early October.
Product Code: 8847
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Description Fine Print
 
Calochortus means "beautiful grass" in Greek while the mariposa of its common name means butterfly. Mostly native to California, Calochortus enjoy moist winters and dry summers. 'Cupido' has delicate cup-shaped, violet-pink flowers held on strong but wiry stems. Grow them through low groundcovers at the front of the border or in the rock garden.
Details
  • Class: Deciduous
  • Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
  • Flowering Time: Late Spring
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Green
  • Deer Resistant: Unknown
  • Attracts:
  • Habitat: Grassy clay meadows, open grassy woodlands. Often found on serpentine soils.Sierra Nevada, North Coast Ranges and Palomar Mountains of California.
  • Geographical Origin: Americas - North America
  • BC Native: No

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