Camassia Orion
Camassia Orion Camassia Orion

Camassia Orion


Delivery: End Aug to Feb

Deep violet-blue. Camassia Orion (Quamash) is perfect for naturalising and should be left undisturbed, this brilliant dwarf Camassia is an ideal meadow plant or planted between dwarf grasses, Orion also makes a marvellous bulb for the garden border, giving them a little shade to full sun in soil that tends to retain a little moisture.

Heirloom Camassia classified 1913

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Bulb Size (cm) 6/+cm
Colour Blue
Delivery period End Aug to Feb
Garden Position Sun, Partial shade
Hardiness Hardy
Height 35 cm
Month of Blooming May (Late), June
Planting Density (per square m) 50-75
Planting Depth 10 -15cm
Planting Position Front border, Middle border
Planting Time Autumn, Winter
Scented No
Special Features Animal Resistant, Good for Cut Flowers, Naturalising, Heirloom
Suitable for Pots No
Type of Soil Fertile, Humus Rich, Moist, Well Drained
Camassia are perfect for the garden border or naturalising in a meadow where the leaves can take at least eight weeks to die back, these elegant showy stems will show there faces just as the tulips are fading giving added colour to the last spring early summer garden. Camassia are not suited to planting in containers.
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