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Calochortus venustus 'Burgundy'


Lustrous red cupped flowers with central yellow and white markings.

Lustrous red cupped flowers with central yellow and white markings. Calochortus are mostly native to California where they enjoy moist winters and dry summers. They offer intriguing cup-shaped flowers in a range of colours held on strong but wiry stems. Grow them through low groundcovers at the front of the border or in the rock garden.

Common Name: Mariposa Lily


Zone Hardiness: 4-10

Light: Full Sun

Height: 8-12"

Width: under 4"

Primary Bloom Colour: Red

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Spring

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Light, sandy soils in grasslands and open wooded areas from 300-2700 m from Shasta County to San Diego County, California.


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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