Products / Calochortus / Liliaceae
Important Product Notes:
Categories: Bulbs - Fall Planted shipped 9-1-17 to 1-15-18 (Spring/Fall Catalogue)
Bulbs per sq. foot: 5 to 10
Soil Moisture: average
Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Bloomtime: Late Spring, Very Late Spring, Early Summer
Sun: Full Sun
Height: 0" - 6"
the plant is one that attracts numerous pollinators
Fall items shipped 9-15 to 12-15
Cupido - a tiny, soft violet flower resembling the butterfly for which it was named; 3"-5".
From Greek words meaning 'beautiful grass', these plants have swordlike leaves and flower spikes rising from the center point; native to the western U.S., the majority are found in California where they were often used as a food crop; with thin but sturdy stems, the flowers have inner segments which are larger than the outer ones; some even have 'beards' like iris; diverse in shape and colors and make great cut flowers; prefers a sunny, well-drained location with moisture in winter and spring but dry in the summer; late spring to early summer; whz 4-8; 5+cm bulbs.
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