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 'Alba'

CAMASSIA leichtlinii 'Alba'

Californian white-flowered quamash

(syn. C. leitchtlinii subsp. leichtlinii). Creamy white starry flower spikes

 
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CAMASSIA leichtlinii Caerulea Group

Quamash

bulbous perennial. Violet-blue flower spikes. Hardy

 
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