PlantsHesperocallis→Ajo lily (Hesperocallis undulata)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Various insects

taken in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, CA

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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Dec 17, 2011 10:06 PM

Native to the American southwest (S California and western Arizona (Z9). Bulbs often found at great depth in the wild. As such suitable to grow for semi-desert environment or Mediterranean-type garden.
Absolutely intolerant of temperatures below freezing, especially if wet.
These bulbs need no water when dormant; when growing water moderately and carefully (needs good drainage)

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