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Triteleia bridgesii

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Triteleia bridgesii bulbs

Species Name: Triteleia bridgesii
Common Name: Bridge's Triteleia

Exceptional rich purple-blue flowers endemic to Northern California and Oregon. They work well mixed in a grassy area or a perennial border. Bulbs produce many offsets and form their own grouping over time.


Plant Family: Amaryllidaceae
Plant Type: Bulb
Height by Width: 1'h
Growth Habit: Grassy blades
Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Sun or partial sun
Soil Preference:
Water Requirements:
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Purple-Blue
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Klamath Ranges, North Coast Ranges, Cascade Range Foothills, North and Central Sierra Nevada Foothills, Northern High Sierra Nevada and Southwest Oregon.
Natural Habitat: Found in foothills, forest edges, often on around rocks and serpentine soil.



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