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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 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 8 - 10 inches
Leaves: Variegated
Other: vertically striped, bright green and cream
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Will Naturalize
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Sow seeds soon after ripening
Pollinators: Bees

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Common names
  • Camas Lily

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Location: central Illinois
Date: 2020-05-17
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2020-05-17
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2020-05-17
note the variegated foliage
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2020-05-17
Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, Ga
Date: 2019-04-04
Camassia 010
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2020-05-11
Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, Ga
Date: 2018-04-06
Camassia Quamash - Blue Melody 003
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2020-05-17

Photo Courtesy of Secret Garden Growers.
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5b
Date: 2012-05-30
Photographed in early morning light.
Location: Twisp
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Date: 2018-05-05
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2012-10-10
Location: central Illinois
Date: 4-6-12
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