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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

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CAMASSIA leichtlinii Caerulea Group

CAMASSIA leichtlinii Caerulea Group  >


Commonly known as: Quamash.
Bulbous perennial. Violet-blue flower spikes. Hardy
Multibuy
Potted individually £9.50 each, 3+ £8.00 each

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