When should I buy Camassia?

Camassia are hardy bulbous perennials & the best time to plant them in dry bulb form is September to November in reliably moist soil. They will flower the following spring. All our Camassia bulb orders are shipped out during September to November. Camassia do not like being grown under cover.

Is Camassia Quamash invasive?

This plant is known as Lapsana communis or nipplewort. It is an annual dicot that is native to Europe and Asia, but is considered invasive in Canada and the United States. In the U.S., the weed is most common west of the Cascades in the Pacific Northwest.

When should I plant Camassia bulbs?

Plant camassia bulbs in autumn in a site that gets plenty of sun, though they will tolerate partial shade. Use a bulb planter or a trowel to make a hole for each bulb. Plant the bulbs at least 10-15cm (4-6in) deep (that’s about twice the height of the bulb) and space them at least 10cm (4in) apart.

Is Camassia Quamash deer resistant?

Deer- and rodent-resistant, C. quamash forms ever substantive clusters of linear strappy foliage around upright racemes studded with dozens of six-petaled, 2″, star-shaped lavender-blue flowers with yellow anthers and whisper-green centers. The flowers open sequentially from the bottom to the top. Bulb size: 6 cm/up.

Will Camassia spread?

Camassia bulbs may be left undisturbed for many years and will gradually multiply to form good-size clumps. If you wish to divide the plant, dig it up in summer when the bulbs are dormant.

Are Camassia Hardy?

Native to North America, the Camassia plant is an exceptional perennial. It’s incredibly hardy and will grow in most conditions.

Are Camassia poisonous?

Is Camassia ‘Maybelle’ poisonous? Camassia ‘Maybelle’ has no toxic effects reported.

Will Camassia multiply?

Where is the best place to plant Camassia?

Ideally plant Camassia in a sheltered spot, into moist, well drained soil, in sun or partial shade. Camassia will tolerate wet, but not boggy conditions. Even though Camassia prefers damp conditions, because Camassia is a tough plant, they will usually survive a degree of summer drought.

What kind of flowers do Camassia flowers have?

Camassia bloom brilliant blue, purple and crisp white flowers. Cool history as a food staple for native Americans. Happy in average to wet soil. Hard-to-find yet so easy to grow!

When do I get my Camassia quamash bulbs?

Camassia quamash Bulbs are an excellent choice for moist loam and clay soils. Shipping begins the week of September 20th, 2021 Learn Moreā€¦ To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

Where are the anthers on a Camassia bulb?

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How tall does a Camas lily bulb get?

More Information SKU HC008469 Light Requirements Full Sun Flower Color Blue Mature Height 12-14″ tall Bulb Spacing 9 bulbs per sq. ft.