Calochortus kennedyii var. kennedyii
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Species Name: Calochortus kennedyii var. kennedyii
Common Name: Desert mariposa lily
- Beautiful, almost poppy-like lily. Keep dry during summer!
- Plant Family: Liliaceae
- Plant Type: Bulb
- Height by Width: 2' H
- Growth Habit: Upright
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer dormant
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Sun Exposure: Part shade
- Soil Preference: Well-draining
- Water Requirements: Summer dry
- Cold Hardy to: 7200'
- Flower Season: Spring
- Flower Color: Yellow-Orange to Red-Orange with dark pattern center
- Endangered?: Not Threatened.
- Distribution: North Transverse Ranges, White and Inyo Mountains, Mojave Desert
- Natural Habitat: Heavy or rocky soil in creosote-bush scrub, pinyon/juniper woodland
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