Camassia leichtlinii Alba

Camassia leichtlinii Alba


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Camassias are stately perennial plants featuring elegant spires of starry, creamy white flowers above strap-like green leaves. They are perfect for adding floral interest to a cottage garden border before the bulk of the summer perennials take over. These bulbous herbaceous perennials are long-lived and tolerant, tending to naturalise.

C. Alba is a native of the fertile meadow lands of North America and can form large clumps. Ideal for growing in grass, where bulbs can be left undisturbed to multiply. Flowering in late spring, it is superb for picking for the house. 

Pot size: 2L

Pot Size: 2L

Common Names: White Camassia, Indian Lily

Hardiness: Hardy, but protect from hard frosts with mulch

Height & Spread: 75cm x 15cm

Preferred Soil Type: Moist but well-drained soil

Aspect: Full sun / Partial shade

Flowering Period: April – May