Desert Mariposa Lily

Calochortus kennedyi

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Basic Information

Order

Liliales

Family

Liliaceae

Size

up to 8 in

Leaf Color

Green

Leaf Shape

Basal

Blooming Season

Spring - Early Summer

Bloom Color

Orange

Desert Mariposa Lily Habitat

Desert Mariposa Lilies (Calochortus kennedyi) thrive in the desert of the American Southwest.

Desert Mariposa Lily Facts

Calochortus kennedyi or Desert Mariposa Lily is native to the deserts of the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico. It is a perennial that produces a slender, un-branching stem with beautiful orange flowers.

Desert Mariposa Lily Distribution



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