Mariposa Flowers are native of the Prairies from N America and parts in Mexico, and are fully hardy in C Europe. The require a warm, dryish resting period in summer either as alpine plant or under protected glass. Moderate watering from October onwards for developing new roots.
Sow flat in late spring (April/Mai) in any well drained, rather inorganic soil. Keep pots in a sunny and protected place. Frost free pot cultivation for at least 2 years. Transplant young bulbs in late spring. Despite their reputation Calochortus as easily raised from seeds as long as soil never gets too wet (especially in winter).
All are USDA Climate Zone 7 unless otherwise specified.
20 seeds per package.