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looking for 'fairy lantern' calochortus bulbs

Posted by efd123 6-7 (My Page) on
Thu, Feb 3, 11 at 12:22

I have finally hunted down the name of a plant I have been searching for. Just wondering if anyone happens to know of a good seller of calochortus bulbs specifically the little lantern variety. I understand they are a california native. also called globe lily. Thank you so much for any one who can help! BTW I seem to easily find the "mariposa lily" in alot of bulb sites and catalogs, but am looking for the "lantern" shape in any color, white, pink, yellow etc.


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RE: looking for 'fairy lantern' calochortus bulbs

Telos Rare Bulbs (online) has several lanterns or globe types listed, but only alba in stock at $5.50. Unless you're in the western U.S., not the world's easiest bulbs to grow. Need to be dry in the summer when they go dormant; probably need pot culture or raised rock garden for most of us.


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