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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Available again from NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2021 - Despatch will be anytime during November or December as stock becomes available. Bareroot hedging and roses can be delayed by unfavourable weather conditions.
 

CAMASSIA leichtlinii Caerulea Group

Quamash

Bulbous perennial. Violet-blue flower spikes. Hardy

 
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

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