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Calochortus Mix

Calochortus Mix

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A mixture of calohortus - May be any colour in the range from cream, yellow, pink (cannot select individual colours). From grasslands in the US and Mexico.

Calohortus: (Zones 1,2,3) - See also General Bulb Growing Instructions

Also known as mariposa lily from the Liliacaea family. They have grassy looking leaves and stunning cup-like flowers. These western North American prairie dwelling flower bulbs enjoy a wet winter and dry summer environment, but will tolerate a hot dry climate. Plant bulbs point up, 5cm deep and 5cm apart in very well drained soil. Add organic matter to soil for long term feeding. Keep moist in the growing season and allow leaves to die back slowly after flowering. Position in full sun.

Aspect: Full Sun

Growing Zones: Zone 1, 2,3 (refer to Climate Map)

Flowers: Sep;Oct;Nov

Product Type: Rare and Exotic

Product code: CAL

Scientific Name: Calochortus argillosus

Supplied as: Dry Bulbs

Water Wise: No

Colour: Mixed

Planting Time: Mar;Apr;May

End Use: Pots;Rockery;Naturalising

Frost Hardy: Yes

Height: 10cm

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