Calochortus venustus

Calochortus venustus

butterfly mariposa lily


  • Perennial bulb 3 to 20 inches tall
  • Three curved petals with bell shaped flowers
  • Found only in a few places in our area
  • Flower colors white to pale pink, purle light red or orange with a dark central blotch and a smaller paler blotch above
  • Found in open grasslands and mixed woodland full sun
  • Don’t water after bloom finishes
  • Found in Bay hills, Hamilton and Diablo sections
  • also reported in Sycamore Grove section

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Mt. Diablo



sun Full Sun
habitat Grassland
bloom season Jun
bloom season May
soil Moderate
habitat Oak woodland
sun Part Shade
dormancy summer
water Very low
flower color White

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