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Calochortus luteus

Family: Liliaceae

Common names: BUTTERFLY TULIP, CAT'S EAR, FAIRY LANTERN, GLOBE TULIP, MARIPOSA LILY, MARIPOSA TULIP, SEGO LILY, STAR TULIP

Native to: Western United States

Plant

Type: perennial

Forms: erect, tufted

Max height: 1.75 feet

Max width: 1.75 feet

Flower

secondary color present, yellow

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in spring

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zones: zone 5 to -20 f, zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: -20 to +40 °F

Water: regular