Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii ‘Mostly Blue ‘ seeds – (Quamash

$4.20

Description

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This plant has mostly sky blue flowers which are star-shaped.Can tolerate more moisture than most other bulbous plants.

Robust 60cm stems emerge from mounds which are like grass , with many 7cm star shaped lavender blue blooms in spring to early summer. This plant Will prodcue a small amount of progeny if it is sited in a wet spring site with at least a half day of sunshine. It occurs in wet to moist meadows and ditches in when in its native situation . It makes an excellent cut flower, which is in its element i rain gardens, at the pond edge, and in the seasonal bog. It likes fertile acidic soil

    Sowing guidance

Sow seed thinly 1mm deep into moist, well-drained seed compost. Ideal temp. 4-15°C. Be patient as they have their own agenda and often will only germinate in the spring after chilling or freezing in the moist seed tray in the winter. Germination takes 1-6 months.

Additional information

Classification

Perennial

Family

Hyacinthaceae

Maximum Height

1 metre

Number of seeds in packet

approx 20