alphauction . Shop by category. After planting, water the Camassia well, gently soaking the soil to settle it around the bulbs. See other items. The star-shaped blooms open along the length of the spikes from the bottom upwards, the buds a serene creamy white. Camassia scilloides Wild Hyacinth 20 seeds. Threatened and Endangered Information: This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Back to Previous Page. Plants normally flowers from late spring to summer. The flowers are sweetly fragrant. If you’ve already tossed narcissus bulbs hither and yon to naturalize an area of your landscape, consider adding the native Camas into the mix. More Images. Once planted the bulbs can be left undisturbed to naturalise. 99. Contact seller. 15 bulbs per bag. Happy Browsing! FREE Delivery. Best pick. It produces inflorescences up to half a meter tall from a bulb 1 to 3 centimeters wide. £26.99 £ 26. Although it’s a shame that such a striking plant hasn’t achieved the fame it deserves, that’s a … Unlike most bulbs, Camassia prefers soil that has a bit more moisture. Learn more - eBay Money Back Guarantee - opens in new window or tab. This plant has no children Legal Status. Camassia flower in April and May with large spikes of flowers in blue, purple or white. Height: 8-12 in Width: 6-8 in Soil Conditions: Moist Flower Color: Blue Bloom Time: May,June Hardiness Zone: 5 TO 9 + Add to My Wish List. Besides, it is much easier to visit your friendly local garden center, which at this time of year should have cultivated camassia bulbs for sale. Your spherical camassia bulbs should be planted in the autumn at a depth of about 4in deep in moist but well drained soil. We’d love to chat! FREE Delivery. I grow it in very deep shade and the flower stems tend to get a bit lanky. These form an open terminal spike atop a 2' tall bare stem. It is noted for attracting wildlife. Tough bulbs for less than perfect soils. The flowers attract a number of nectar-seeking pollinators--primarily bees, flies, and wasps. Our Potted Camassia Bulbs are now available online to buy from 2 November 2020 until 2 February 2021. Cory – Atlantic camas Subordinate Taxa. 97.6% Positive Feedback. Camassias are easy to grow in well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. I've rarely seen it disturbed. It is in flower in May. Common names for garden plants from the genus Camassia include Camass, Missouri Hyacinth, Wild Hyacinth and Quamash. This stands to reason since it enjoyed soil with good moisture retention in the plains, slopes and foothills west of the Cascade Mountains. If there are still water puddles 5-6 hours after a hard rain, scout out another site. The bulbs are suitable for use in borders or for example in combination with perennials or for naturalising in a sunny pasture. Camassia scilloides is a perennial bulb with grass-like basal foliage. Michigan. Threatened. A great place to see Camassia in its native habitat is at the Camassia Natural Area. They've also self sown into a lovely colony. It belongs to the Camassia family, and is closely related to a species of wildflower with edible bulbs that were prized by Native Americans and early settlers. Shop by category. Delightful bulbous perennial. These bulbs grow well and flower well in pots or perhaps in large containers below a specimen shrub. GARTHWAITE NURSERIES® : - UK Stockist. Place drawstring bags over the seed heads, as it can be tricky to know when seeds will be dispersed. Bloom color may vary from whitish, to shades of blue, lavender or lilac. Seeds & Bulbs > Seeds & Bulbs > Bulbs, Roots & Rhizomes ; Share - Camassia scilloides Wild Hyacinth 20 seeds. Camassia leichtlinii photographs by Cliff1066 and Tom Bech. Found in prairie and open woodland. Shop with confidence. Species Native to Missouri Common Name: prairie camas . Select picture above and then choose next. For borders or in grassland where one can achieve a full six weeks of interest using only a few different varieties. Try these attractive bulbous plants with their tapering inflorescences of point-petalled florets in mixed borders. This plant is known for how much wildlife it attracts. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location. Great care must be taken in tasting the bulbs, since there are many highly poisonous plants which look similar. It is native to the eastern half of North America, including Ontario and the eastern United States.. Well suited to naturalizing; a bulb but also self seeds. If you are lucky enough to live close to us you can arrange to Click & Collect yours from the nursery & save on p&p. 50 Camassia Quamash Esculenta Bulbs - Blue Flowering - 50 Bulbs. Be the first to write a review. Camassia are not as widely grown or familiar as many spring-flowering bulbs, but they are becoming ever more popular as their qualities become better known. Outdoor Beds Find a location where the soil drains well. wild-hyacinth. Native to North America! 4.2 out of 5 … A rare plant, Wild Hyacinth is listed on the threatened or endangered lists of several states. Camassia Alba Bulbs. However, I suspect that if given more sun, they would be shorter and stouter. Camassia quamash Bulbs are an excellent choice for moist loam and clay soils. Additional pictures available to view. Camassia scilloides is a perennial herb known commonly as Atlantic camas, wild hyacinth, and eastern camas. Camassia are hardy bulbs. Camassia scilloides seems to have no insect, pest or disease problems and although I can't steadfastly say that this plant is 100% varmint proof, it's not the first choice of any of the hungry critters that make my farm their home. Take care to ensure that there is good drainage in the soil and avoid the area becoming water-logged. Comments: This little-known species is sometimes confused with Camassia scilloides (Wild Hyacinth), which is more common within the state. About this product. Dormant bulbs should be planted about 4 inches deep. Camassia collection - 30+15 Free bulbs £59.97 £39.98 2+1 FREE collections Unavailable Buy Camassia collection - 30+15 Free bulbs: v No poems have been composed about it, and if you were to talk about Camassias to others, chances are, they won’t know what you’re speaking about. Blue Camas, Atlantic Camas, Quamash, Wild Hyacinth Camassia scilloides is Native to Texas and other States. The bulbs can be eaten raw or cooked. Camassia Quamash - Common name:Camas Lily - Native to North America, spikes of star-shaped blue-purple flowers cluster atop slender stems. Peat moss, compost, ground bark or decomposed manure all work well and a 99. It has a few leaves each up to 60 centimeters long. Camassia scilloides Wild Hyacinth . It is very popular with the birds, bees, and butterflies. They make up part of an extensive range of spring flowering bulbs in our online shop. Quick Shop; Delivery; CALL OUR ORDERLINE 01460 242177 or 01460 249060; Home; Autumn Planted Bulbs ; Camassia; Camassia. It’s not a name one often sees. Bulbs of North American origin that love that heavy, often rather poorly drained soil that many bulbs find tough. Camassia scilloides is a BULB growing to 0.6 m (2ft). It is hardy to zone (UK) 7 and is not frost tender. It is also sometimes confused with its less-common, close relative Camassia angusta. Camassia leichtlenii Alba is one of the rising stars of the late-spring show. Show: Camassia cusickii - Potted. Camassia are deer resistant too! Cammassia Esculenta also known as Indian Hyacinth. Soft starry lavender-blue blooms with slightly recurved petals & golden stamens in May. Visit Shop. (100 Bulbs) 2.5 out of 5 stars 2 Morphological Study of Bulb and Flowers of Camassia Quamash (Pursh) Greene., 1930, Research Studies, Volume 2, Number 2 : pages 80-89 with 3 figures. Camassia Esculenta, (Indian Hyacinth) Bulb Size: 6/+ cm. "Camassia" comes from a Nez Perce word for the plant's edible bulb, which was considered a delicacy. Camassia - quamash Item Number: 10-0105. Camassia' is native to North America. Save this seller. Get the item you ordered or your money back. $7.75 Free Shipping. Or amend the soil with the addition of organic material to raise the level 2-3" to improve the drainage. Both are mullein-like plants of which Camassia quamash is the smallest one with deep blue starry flowers. It is native to the eastern half of North America, including Ontario and the eastern United States. The plant likes to live in full sun to partial shade where it sports blue and violet blossoms and grows about 2 feet high. Each flower has 6 extended stamens, topped by large, showy yellow anthers. They carry white or blue star like flowers. Seller information. Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and can grow in heavy clay soil. 50 CAMASSIA Quamash ESCULENTA Bulbs - Perennial Flower Bulbs for Border Patio Rockery Garden. Products / Camassia / Liliaceae Available for order March 2021. Only 14 left in stock. It would be a beautiful combination! Type: Fall Planting Bulbs Ships: September through December Loose spires of blue or lilac, star-shaped flowers appear on top of tall stems during mid spring. Can be naturalised in grass, but be aware that the leaves are slow to die down in summer, which makes mowing difficult, especially as grasses grow vigorously in the moist, heavy soil that camassias like. First documented by Lewis and Clark in the Cascade Mountains, where the bulb was an important food plant for the native Americans, this lovely wildflower is very cold hardy and long lived. They can grow up to 2 m in size but smaller varieties can be as little as 30 cm in size. The flowers somewhat resemble those of the cultivated florist hyacinths. The selected planting spots can be in full sun (as at Wisley) or in partial shade. Camassia scilloides (Raf.) The nearly three foot tall spikes of pale blue flowers open slowly over a period of weeks, blooming from the bottom of the stem upwards. Camassia angusta. Type: Bulb Family: Asparagaceae Native Range: Central and southeastern United States Zone: 5 to 8 Height: 2.00 to 2.50 feet Spread: 1.00 to 1.50 feet Bloom Time: May to June Bloom Description: Lavender to pale purple Sun: Full sun to part shade Water: Medium Maintenance: Low … This lovely native has grass-like leaves and open spikes of 6- petaled, light blue flowers. Bulbs of eastern species are normally cooked before being consumed. Neutral: On Oct 16, 2004, tcfromky from Mercer, PA (Zone 5a) wrote: Propagation is very easy from seeds which are produced in abundance. Common names are from state and federal lists. Camassia scilloides is a perennial herb known commonly as Atlantic camas, wild hyacinth, and eastern camas. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Bees. Lovely along the edge of a pond or in a flower meadow. Growing up to 90cm tall, her flower spikes shoot up from mid spring to become tall, eye-catching affairs, a little like a taller, grander, looser bluebell but in white. Commonly called Camas Lily, butterflies, hummingbirds and bees will converge on this pollinator favorite. Registered as a business seller. 20 Camassia Quamash (Esculenta) Bulbs Late Spring Flowering Hardy Garden Perennial. Camassia scilloides is popular among insects, and seems to be a favorite of beeflies. Their appearance is quite similar, which can make them difficult to tell apart. Waterlogged soils will result in the bulbs rotting away. Commonly offered for sale are C. cusickii, quamash, and Leichtlinii. Camassia scilloides One of the earliest plants to bloom in my garden is Camassia scilloides. “Camassia”. Camassia quamash, also called Camas Lily, Wild Hyacinth, Indian Lily and its taller sister Camassia leichtlinii ("Caerulea") are too beautiful to stay unknown any longer. eBay Money Back Guarantee. The bulbs they grow from are very perennial and I've had mine for many years. This camassia is a pretty plant, but in the wild, look and don’t pick, as it is considered a threatened species in our state. Here I am offering Seeds from Camassia scilloides, also known as, Atlantic camas, wild hyacinth, and eastern camas. £26.99 £ 26. Camassia Esculanta bulbs should be planted between 5 and 8 cm deep in fertile, well drained, humus rich soil. 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