Camassia leichtlinii Blue Danube
Blue Danube Cammas Lily
30-36" tall. Late spring to early summer blooming. This native of the Pacific NW is a showy addition to your perennial beds. Dense grassy drifts of foliage give rise to tall spikes of dark blue flowers in late spring and early summer. Camassia is excellent for heavy clay soils. In lighter loams Camassia likes wet feet over the spring months. It goes dormant later when the summer heat dries the soil.
|Common Name||Blue Danube Cammas Lily|
|Botanical Name||Camassia leichtlinii|
|Zones||3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8|
|Ships As||Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade|
|Mature Height||30-36" tall|
|Bulb Size||14/+ cm|
|Planting Depth||Plant 4-6" deep|
|Bloom Time||Late spring to early summer|
|Plant Type - Bulb||Perennial|
|Amount of Rain||10 to 20", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"|
|Ships to Canada||No|
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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones
To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
- If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
- If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).
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