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Camassia cusickii

Camassia cusickii
 

Popular name: Quamash

 

Flower colour: light blue

Flowering period: May-June

Average plant height: 60-80 cm.

Planting depth to base of bulb: 15 cm.

Spacing between bulbs: 20 cm.

Type of bulb: bulb

Light requirements: full to partial shade

Landscape uses: beds, borders, as cut flowers, fields, ground covers and rock gardens

This species produces abundant flowers, with up to 100 star-shaped little flowers on each raceme. Nice when combined with Bleeding heart (Dicentra spectabilis).