Camassia leichtlinii

This beautiful Lily-family plant has grass-like leaves and long clusters of white to violet-blue flowers that bloom in late spring, attracting a wide variety of pollinators like hummingbirds, bees & butterflies. Mature specimens grow up to 30“ tall.

 

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Plant Details

Habitat:
Riparian Forests
Wet Prairie
wet meadows, prairies, depressions, moist hillsides and streamsides
Mature Height:
2-4’
Shade Preference:
Full Sun, Partial Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
Moist soils that are high in silt and clay and dry in summer
Special Uses:
Attracts insects, bees and butterflies; Provides wildlife forage, cover and food; Ornamental