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Calochortus elegans Elegant Cats Ear

Seeds Calochortus elegans Elegant Cat's Ear. Zones 3 6. A 1 inch wide floweres  plant with thin curved stems with few white flowers, in a multi-stemed cluster. Flowers are very hairy on surface, sometimes with a purple spot near the base above the gland, on which lower side is fringed.  Zones 3 6. Seeds Calochortus elegans Elegant Cat's Ear. Zones 3 6. A 1 inch wide floweres  plant with thin curved stems with few white flowers, in a multi-stemed cluster. Flowers are very hairy on surface, sometimes with a purple spot near the base above the gland, on which lower side is fringed.  Zones 3 6.
Calochortus elegans Elegant Cats Ear

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Seeds Calochortus elegans Elegant Cat's Ear. Zones 3 - 6. A 1 inch wide floweres plant with thin curved stems with few white flowers, in a multi-stemed cluster. Flowers are very hairy on surface, sometimes with a purple spot near the base above the gland, on which lower side is fringed. Zones 3 - 6.



Calochortus eurycarpus White Mariposa Lily

Seeds Calochortus eurycarpus White Mariposa Lily or Star tulip.  This  flower has a deep purple spot oneach petal adjacent to a basal, bristle-lined, yellow to green gland. The petals are delta-shaped with a small point; the sepals are only a little longer than the petals. Great numbers appear in early to mid-summer in the mountains, where the plants grow 12-24 inch almost to treeline. This species name means Seeds Calochortus eurycarpus White Mariposa Lily or Star tulip. This flower has a deep purple spot oneach petal adjacent to a basal, bristle-lined, yellow to green gland. The petals are delta-shaped with a small point; the sepals are only a little longer than the petals. Great numbers appear in early to mid-summer in the mountains, where the plants grow 12-24 inch almost to treeline. This species name means
Calochortus eurycarpus White Mariposa Lily

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Seeds Calochortus eurycarpus White Mariposa Lily or Star tulip. This flower has a deep purple spot oneach petal adjacent to a basal, bristle lined, yellow to green gland. The petals are delta shaped with a small point, the sepals are only a little longer than the petals. Great numbers appear in early to mid summer in the mountains, where the plants grow 12 to 24 inch almost to treeline. This species name means broad seed, from the Greek. Zones 3 to 6.



Calochortus gunnisonii Mariposa Lily

Seeds of this hard to find vine known as Bush Potato or Operculina brownii.  These vines can grow up to 40 feet and produce these wonderful clear white morning glory shaped blossom.  Hardy in zones 8-11 these plants like to grow in full sun or light shade.
Calochortus gunnisonii Mariposa Lily

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Seeds from this lovely flower is named for Captain J. W. Gunnison, 1812-1853, surveyor, explorer, and expedition leader who, with eight companions, was murdered in Utah just after finishing a railroad route survey. Gunnison is honored in many names: Calochortus gunnisonii, Gunnison Grouse, the Gunnison River, the town of Gunnison in Colorado, etc. Edible parts of Mariposa Lily: Bulb - raw or cooked. One report says that the raw bulb tastes like a raw new potato. It has a crisp nut-like texture and a pleasant flavour when cooked. The bulb can be dried and ground into a powder for making a sweet porridge, mush etc. Leaves - cooked. It is hard to obtain a sufficient quantity and use of the leaves will weaken the bulbs. Seed - ground into a powder. Flower buds - raw. Added to salads. Stems 12 inches with up to 3 flowers on top. The Color is most often white, but the flower can have tinges of blue and pink. Bloom Time: Mid Spring Late Spring/Early Summer. Zones 3-6.



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