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botanical name:
Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii
Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Quamash
synonyms:  Camassia leichtlinii
family:  Liliaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.90m
width: 0.10m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: green
flower colour: violet
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
Bulbous perennial with long, narrow, leaves and loose spikes of star-shaped flowers in late spring, often violet-blue but may be white, cream, blue or purple.

Moist but well-drained, fertile, humus-rich soil. Dislikes waterlogging. Sun or part shade with in a position with some protection from hard frosts.

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