Calochortus Seed 2013

Calochortus Seed Available for Purchase

2013 Season

2013 gave us a very productive Calochortus season--we have seeds for almost every variety we cultivate.

Cat's Ears

Calochortus monophyllus (Yellow Cat's Ear)

Small (0.5-0.75 in.), densely hairy, golden yellow flowers, with markings that range from red to brown. Beautiful foliage. A Butte County native. Part shade.

Price:     $5.00    c.monophyllus catpicseed01   C.monophyllus catpicseed02

Mariposa Lilies

Calochortus leichtlini (Alpine Mariposa Lily)

Our plants originated in the Sierras near Butte County. Short-statured, delicate, porcelain white flower, with ash-colored streaking on petal exterior. Elegant. 1.5 to 2 inch flower. These seeds require a period of stratification before sowing. Can take full sun.

Price:     $10.00  Calochortus leichtlinii catpicseed02   Calochortus leichtlinii catpicseed01

Calochortus luteus (Yellow Mariposa Lily)

A small-statured plant with sunny one inch yellow flowers stippled with brown. San Mateo County variety. Full sun.

Price:     $5.00   Cluteus300x300   Calochortus luteus catpicseed01

Calochortus superbus (Superb Mariposa Lily)

A yellow variety of this plant, originating in Butte County. Large flowers with brown petal blotch. Similar to C. luteus, but much larger. Loves full sun. 1.5 to 2 inch flowers.

Price:     $5.00   Superbus02   C superbus group catpicseed01

Calochortus venustus (Butterfly Mariposa Lily)

Contra Costa parents. A highly variable and beautiful flower--mostly white, (sometimes light yellow), lightly tinged with pink on the petal edges, and petal exterior. Petal blotches, from brick red to yellow and brown in a multitude of varying patterns. 1.5 to 2.5 inch flowers. Partial shade.

Price:     $5.00   CvenCC300x300   CVenCoCoYel catpicseed01


Calochortus venustus (Alameda County Variety)

These beauties are predominantly white to fully white. The distinctive venustus petal blotch varies from absent to a match-flame of orange and yellow. Full to part sun. 1.5 to 2.5 inch flowers. Partial shade.

Price:     $5.00   C.ven ala catpicseed02   Calochortus venustus AC white catpicseed01


 Globe Lilies

Calochortus albus (White Globe Lily--Alameda County Variety)

This coastal variety of White Globe Lily, has rose-tinged petals, with copper highlights. 1 inch flowers. Likes full to part shade.

Price:     $5.00   Calochortus albus catpicseed01

Calochortus albus (Sierra Variety)

More white than its coastal cousin, this beautiful flower arose from Butte County parents. Likes full to part shade.

Price:     $7.00   Calochortus albus sierra catpicseed01

Calochortus amabilis (Diogenes' Lantern)

This golden globe lily hales from Napa County. It doesn't like to be crowded in a pot--so give it room. Enjoys some sun, but not too much! 1 inch flowers.

Price:     $5.00   C.amabilis catpicseed01

Calochortus amoenus (Purple Globe Lily)

A native of the southern Sierra foothills, this globe lily is a fast-grower. The lovely mauve, pink and purple flowers are about .75 to one inch. They like part shade.

Price:     $5.00   C amoenus catpicseed01

Calochortus pulchellus (Diablo Globe Lily)

Originates exclusively in the Mount Diablo region of Contra Costa County. A slightly greenish yellow globe lily with 1 to 1.5 inch pendant blossoms. Full to part shade. Rare.

Price:     $8.00   C.pulchellus catpicseed01

 Terms of Sale

  • Each seed order contains 1/4 teaspoon of seed--approximately 30 individual seeds.
  • Minimum $ 20.00 order.
  • Payment must be in form of a personal check denominated in U. S. currency, drawn on a U. S. bank, or a U. S. Postal Money Order.
  • Payment must be received before order can ship.
  • Minimum shipping and handling: $5.00. All orders shipped by USPS.
  • California residents must add 7.50 % Sales Tax.

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All seeds originate on plants in cultivation at 7th Street Farms.


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