Brodiaea jolonensis

Mesa Brodiaea

Plant family: Liliaceae - Lilly


Plant type: Bulb

Plant origin: N/A, California

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Flower Color Blue, Light Purple, Violet
Blooming Season Spring
Height 0-1 feet
Spread 0-1 feet
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Wildlife Friendliness Rating
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Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Grassland

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Clay, Sand, Sandy Loam

Special Characteristic

Good in Containers, Lawn Substitute, Tolerant of Clay Soil

Plant Highlights

Brodiaea jolonensis is a species of flowering plant in the cluster-lily genus known by the common name Chaparral Brodiaea. It has attractive violet blossoms. It is native to the coast and coastal mountain ranges of the southern half of California and northern Baja California. It is a perennial producing an inflorescence up to about 5" tall bearing blue-purple flowers on pedicels 3" long. Each flower has six curving sepals aproximately 1 inch in length. The center of the flower contains three fertile stamens ringed with three prominent sterile stamens called staminodes.

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