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Camassia leichtlinii

 
Camassia leichtlinii
Family: Liliaceae
 

Flower colour: creamy white

Flowering period: May-June

Average plant height: 60-100 cm.

Planting depth to base of bulb: 15 cm.

Spacing between bulbs: 20 cm.

Type of bulb: bulb

Light requirements: full sun to partial shade

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

This tall-growing species in named after Max Leichtlin, a plant enthusiast from Germany. Under favorable conditions, these bulbs grow very well and form compact groups. One cultivar, C. leichtlinii 'Alba', is pure white, while A. leichtlinii 'Caerulea' has light blue flowers.