Common name: Yellow mariposa lily
Scientific name: Calochortus luteus
Plant family: Liliaceae
Origin: California native
Flower color: Yellow
Plant type: Herb
The yellow mariposa lily is endemic (limited) to California. These lilies come from a bulb, which grows in the winter, flowers in the spring, and dies back into dormancy over the summer.
Known to be one of the easiest mariposa lilies to grow in the garden.