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Calochortus uniflorus 'Cupido'

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Calochortus uniflorus 'Cupido'
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Calochortus uniflorus 'Cupido'
Calochortus uniflorus 'Cupido'
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Calochortus uniflorus 'Cupido'
Calochortus uniflorus 'Cupido'
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Calochortus uniflorus 'Cupido'
Calochortus uniflorus 'Cupido' Bulb
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Calochortus uniflorus 'Cupido' Bulb

Species Name: Calochortus uniflorus 'Cupido'
Common Name: 'Cupido' Star Tulip

Satiny violet/pink flowers on a small, low growing Calochortus. Spreads slowly over time. Wonderful cut flowers. Needs to be dry during summer dormancy.

Plant Family: Liliaceae
Plant Type: Bulb
Height by Width: 1' H
Growth Habit: Upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer dormant
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Summer dry
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Violet/Pink
Endangered?:
Distribution:
Natural Habitat:

Care and Maintenance
Plant the base of the bulb at a depth three times the height of the bulb. Stop watering once the leaves begin to turn brown, but keep leaves on the plant until they turn completely brown.
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