General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 2 to 3 feet
Plant Spread: 1 to 2 feet
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Cut Flower
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division

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Common names
  • Camassia
  • Indian Lily
  • Camas Lily

Comments:
  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Aug 1, 2014 5:54 PM concerning plant:
    Blue Heaven is a cross between Camassia cusickii and Camassia leichtlinii.

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