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Camassia quamash 'Blue Melody' - Camas Lily -
Camassia quamash 'Blue Melody' - Camas Lily - Camassia quamash 'Blue Melody' is a gorgeous true blue BC native with starry lily-like flowers atop variegated foliage with white edges.
Camassia quamash 'Blue Melody' - Camassia quamash 'Blue Melody' is a gorgeous true blue BC native with starry lily-like flowers atop variegated foliage with white edges.


 
5 bulbs/pack
Price: $6.99
Zone Hardiness: 4-9
Light: Full Sun
Height: 12-24"
Width: 4-8"
Flower Colour: Blue

Stock Status:(Out of Stock)
Availability: Fall bulbs/bareroot ship or will be ready for pick-up from late Sept to mid Oct.
Product Code: 10318
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Description Fine Print
 
Camassia quamash (syn. C. esculenta) 'Blue Melody' is a gorgeous true blue BC native with starry lily-like flowers on slender stems in spring atop variegated foliage with white edges. It is a native of garry oak meadows and can take winter moisture and summer dry soils. It will go dormant by summer. Camas lily was an important food crop of the coastal First Nations. The consistency when cooked is like a gummy potato.
Details
  • Class: Deciduous
  • Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
  • Flowering Time: Spring
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Variegated - Cream/White
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Attracts: Butterflies, Bees
  • Habitat: Garry oak meadows and rock outcrops. Coastal mountain forests and wet meadows inland. Marshy meadows in coniferous forest to 2300m.
  • Geographical Origin: Americas - North America, Miscellaneous - Garden Origin
  • BC Native: Yes

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