Tuesday, July 29, 2008
On my trip to Nevada this summer, I found a white form of this plant called the Sego Lily down near the Alvord Desert. It was very beautiful. Recently I've found a local version called Mariposa Lily. They're both members of the Calochortus genus. From a bulb, the single flower grows 2 feet on slender a stem. These plants can be grown from seed and the bulbs are available from nurseries specializing in rare bulbs. I think it would grow well in my garden one day!