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CAMASSIA leichtlinii Caerulea Group

Commonly known as Quamash

Bulbous perennial. Violet-blue flower spikes. Hardy
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Available autumn 2020 -
Potted individually £10.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each

Delivery Information Available autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 2 Litre
  • Deciduous
  • Blue - violet blue
  • Height - 80 cm (32in)
  • Spread - 10cm (4in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - clump-forming bulbous perennial. Linear leaves 20-60cm (8-24in) long
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - a good cut flower
  • Pests & Diseases - wood pigeons have a taste for the leaves
  • Place of origin - western USA. Oregon
  • Flower Shape - Racemes - - 10-30cm (4-12in) long
  • Star-shaped - 5-7cm (2-2¾in) wide
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich.
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80 cm (32in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Watering Can
  10cm (4in)
 

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