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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

CAMASSIA

Star- or cup-shaped flowers with 6 tepals

Sturdy and quickly forms large clumps.

Like a baked sweet potato, but sweeter, C. quamash was a staple of Native Americans. Many areas in the American northwest are named Camas from the plant.

Genus of 5 or 6 species of bulbous perennials from damp, fertile meadowland in North America.

Further Reading....

  • Blue
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
  • White
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - bulbous perennial
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - none
  • Place of origin - North America
Camassia - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of CAMASSIA

CAMASSIA leichtlinii Caerulea Group

CAMASSIA leichtlinii Caerulea Group  >


Commonly known as: Quamash.
Bulbous perennial. Violet-blue flower spikes. Hardy
Multibuy
Potted individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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