Camassia esculenta Quamash Common camas lily

Description

Blue, hyacinth-like flowers surmount star-like leaves. It grows in wet meadows and on banks of streams. The bulbs were used as the staple diet of Native Americans.

Repotting or planting

Remove the plant from the pot, and plant in damp ground, in a hole deep enough to accommodate the root ball.

Care instructions

Trim back dead foliage in Autumn.

Colour

Blue

Growth rate

Medium

Flowers

May- June

Sun/shade

Full sun- Part shade

Season

Spring, Summer

Measurements in centimetres

Height Min –Max

20-30

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