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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Cut Flower
Edible Parts: Roots
Eating Methods: Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Bulbs
Pollinators: Bees
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Common names
  • Camassia
Also sold as:
  • Camassia leichtlinii 'Coerulea'

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Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2016-05-03
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2016-05-07
Location: Washington
Date: 2016-05-10
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2017-10-31
Camassia leichtlinii coerulea, 2016, Leichtlin’s camass, kuh-MA
Location: Rosemont, Ontario
Date: May 31, 2017
6 years after planting
Location: Elberfeld, Indiana
Date: 2007-04-26
Location: Washington
Date: 2016-04-21
Location: Elberfeld, Indiana
Date: 2010-04-21
Location: Washington
Location: Elberfeld, Indiana
Date: 2010-04-21
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2017-10-31
Camassia leichtlinii coerulea, 2016, Leichtlin’s camass, kuh-MA
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2017-10-31
Camassia leichtlinii coerulea, 2016, Leichtlin’s camass, kuh-MA
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