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Camassia leichtlinii subsp. suksdorfii Caerulea Group

Camassia leichtlinii 'Caerulea', Quamash

Hardy Bulb

What is Hardy Bulb?

Handsome bulbous perennial

Spires of starry blue flowers in spring

Ideal for damp borders and flower meadows

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Despite is long and complicated name this elegant bulb is surprisingly easy to grow. Its upright flower spikes of starry blue flowers rise above a dense clump of slender leaves. Camassia leichtlinii subsp. suksdorfii Caerulea Group makes the perfect companion to ornamental grasses. Plant it in moist borders or dotted through damp meadow areas for a pretty display in late spring and early summer. Height: 130cm (51"). Spread: 10cm (4").

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Height Up to 130cm (51in)
Spread Up to 10cm (4in)

Hardy Bulb

cottage gardens

sun or semi shade

Flowering Months

10 camassia bulbs (KC1298)
2 organic camassia bulbs (KC1265)

Plant Camassia bulbs at a depth of around 15cm (6in) in reliably moist, fertile soil in sun or semi shade. Avoid planting them in soil which becomes waterlogged over winter. If necessary, improve the soil prior to planting by adding plenty of well rotted manure or garden compost.
Camassia plants require little maintenance but will appreciate a dry mulch of chipped bark or leaf mould in late autumn to protect the bulbs from winter cold. When growing camassia in grassy meadows, allow the foliage to die back completely before mowing.

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Van Meuwen strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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