Camassia leichtlinii subsp. suksdorfii

5 bulbs £5.99
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Buy Camassia leichtlinii subsp. suksdorfii camassia bulbs: Spires of blue or lilac star-shaped flowers

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moist but well-drained, fertile, humus-rich, soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: May
  • Hardiness: frost hardy (may need winter protection)
  • Bulb size: 14+

    Loose spires of blue or lilac, star-shaped flowers appear on top of tall stems in late spring. Originally from damp meadowlands in North America, this bulbous perennial is perfect for naturalising in a wildflower meadow. It will happily grow in moist soil or partial shade as long as the soil doesn't become waterlogged. Take advantage of its brief flowering season to brighten up a border before summer perennials take over.

  • Garden care: Plant the bulbs 8cm deep and 20cm apart in big groups in the autumn. Try to plant them where they will remain for several years as they resent being moved. In cold areas, apply a generous layer of mulch in autumn.

  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs
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Notes on Camassia leichtlinii subsp. suksdorfii

"A narrow spire of purple-blue stars intensified by sulphur-yellow stamens suspended on pale anthers above the flowers. The cool-green buds and middles glow in shade."

Nice new addition to my garden

5

Never planted Camassias before but loved this addition to my garden. I planted it with Allium Purple Sensation and Geum Totally Tangerine and it looked great in May. These are large bulbs. Too early to say whether they have bulked up the way various articles suggest they do.

Graham - "he's in the garden"

Sussex

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Delighted with these bulbs. They looked stunning!

5

I bought these bulbs to fill the gap in my Japanese Anenome bed and they lived up to expectations!

Lady Gardener

Buckinghamshire

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Great garden plants

5

I have wanted to grow Camassia for ages and was so pleased that they did not disappoint. Beautiful blue flowers on tall, healthy stems, that lasted well and were pest and disease free. I am waiting for the flowers to reappear this season. The green stems are just starting so it is looking promising. They are planted deeply, in moisture retentive soil and partial shade, which is the preferred habitat. I may lift and divide in Autumn and replant immediately.

Mandy

York

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Brilliant product

5

Lovely colour and planted with Camassia Alba for contrast

Maureen

Stafford

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I would buy again.

5

I can always plant the plants from Crocus as they are beautifully packed. I have bought several plants and will continue to.

Sandra

Sutton Coldfield

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