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Mariposa Lily

Calochortus venustus

Also known as

Butterfly Mariposa Lily, White mariposa lily

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

15cm

20cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Mariposa Lily Overview

A species native to California with branched, flowering stems. Flowers bloom in late spring or summer and their colour varies from white, yellow to deep red. The petals are spotted.

How to propagate Mariposa Lily

Bulbs

You can propagate by seeds or bulbs, the spring-flowering species in the autumn and the summer-flowering species in the spring.

Seed

Other uses of Mariposa Lily

Grown for their spring and summer flowers.