CAMASSIA leichtlinii 'Alba'

Commonly known as Californian white-flowered quamash

(syn. C. leitchtlinii subsp. leichtlinii). Creamy white starry flower spikes
Further Reading....
  • White
  • Height
    1m (39in)
  • Spread
    10cm (4in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Bulbous perennial with linear leaves 20-60cm (8-24in) long. Flower segments twist together as they fade
  • 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

CAMASSIA leichtlinii 'Alba'

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
Potted individually £12.50 each , 3+ £10.00 each 
plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre - Early in the year, typically January til end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    A good cut flower
    Pests & Diseases
    Wood pigeons have a taste for the leaves
    Place of origin
    Northwestern USA
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
    10-30cm (4-12in) long
    Star-shaped
    5-7cm (2-2¾in) across
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
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Camassia - Growing Guide
1m (39in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Watering Can
  10cm (4in)
 

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