Calochortus tolmiei (Tolmie Star Tulip, Pussy Ears)

$15.00

Calochortus tolmiei (Tolmie Star Tulip, Mariposa Lily, Pussy Ears)

Family: Liliaceae
Zone: 6 - 9
Natural Range: PNW
Soil: Average
Light: Sun, part sun
Height: 4” - 14”
Bloom Time: April to June


Attributes: Deciduous. Blue-green basal leaf with one or more flowers with 3 white to purple petals. Very hairy flowers surrounded by 3 narrow sepals that very from green to white to purple.


Notes: Grows well with other pacific northwest Erythronium and Trillium. Calochortus tolmiei has been the most adaptable and rewarding species I grow.  These are large blooming size bulbs.


Companion plants: Fritillaria, Dodecatheon, Epimedium, Lewisia, Camassia, Sedums

Calochortus tolmiei (Tolmie Star Tulip, Pussy Ears)

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Calochortus tolmiei (Tolmie Star Tulip, Pussy Ears)