Camassia are bulbous perennials native to North America that are easy to grow and naturalise in a perennial bed, in a wet meadow or on the bank of a pond.
Camassia leichtlinii like moist soil, even in summer and a sunny or partial shade exposure. This species is one of the largest in the genus with lavender blue flowers atop sturdy floral stems up to 1 metre in height. Flowers in April-May
The plant goes into summer dormancy after flowering. Prune after the foliage has dried. Mulching is a good idea to keep the soil moist. Divide the clumps to propagate.
Synonym: Camassia leichtlinii 'Blue Danube'
Planting distance: 25 cm. Planting depth: 10 to -12 cm.
- 0,7 litre pot
- Hardiness zones : zone 6-10
- Height: 70 to 100cm
- Plant spacing: 30 cm
- Flower colour: blue
- Flowering period: spring flowers