Of all of our autumn planting bulbs, the captivating Camassia bulbs bring a wild elegance to your garden. These enchanting flowers are native to North America and are renowned for their stunning display of colour and effortless grace.
Camassia bulbs are easy to grow for beginners and give the appearance of a professional garden. These hardy perennials are easy to plant and care for, making them a hassle-free addition to any garden or landscape. Their unique, star-shaped flowers are available in shades of blue, purple, and white. Gradually opening one by one up the spike of the flower. Giving you a prolonged season of flowers.
Planting camassia bulbs is super easy. Choose a sunny or partially shaded spot in your garden with well-draining soil. Dig a hole that is approximately three times the height of the bulb and place the bulb in the hole, with the pointed end facing upward. Cover the bulb with soil and water thoroughly. Camassia bulbs thrive in moist conditions, so be sure to water them regularly, especially during dry spells.
Caring for camassia bulbs
These hardy plants are relatively low maintenance and require little attention once established. They are known for their resilience and adaptability to a wide range of climates. Camassia bulbs will naturalize over time. This means the bulbs will multiply and create a late spring grassy paradise. That is, if you have room for them.
The foliage is broad and grass like. Once it starts to die back is can be very thick for other plants to survive around them.
One of the unique aspects of camassia is its blooming period, which typically occurs in late spring to early summer. This coincides with the flowering season of several other popular garden flowers, making camassia an ideal choice for creating breathtaking flower arrangements. Pair them with iris, or alliums for a stunning display of colours and textures in your garden.