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Camassia quamash 'Blue Melody'

Flower bulbs
£3.35
SPP00991
Currently out of stock

Quick overview

Stunning tall spires of usually vivid blue flowers for bold displays. Pretty variegated foliage. Long-lived plants, good for naturalising in borders or a sunny grassland. Plant front of mid-borders. Height: 35cm, Flowering time: May-July, Preferred conditions: Full sun or part shade. x5 top size (6+) bulbs for planting. 

Known as bear's grass or camash is a genus of asparagus in the family Camassia.
Origin/native: Western Canada, USA

x5 top size (6+) bulbs for planting.

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Plant Details

Flowering Time:
May to July
Genus / Species:
Camassia quamash
Cultivar / Variety:
'Blue Melody'
Common Name:
Bear's grass
Height / Spread:
35cm/15cm
Type:
Hardy Perennial Bulb
Bulb Size:
6+

Preferred Conditions

Planting Depth:
8cm
Soil Type:
well-drained soil, generally semi gritty and moderately fertile
Where to Plant:
Container displays/front of borders/under trees/grassed areas/rock gardens
Position:
Full sun or part shade
Watering:
Generally only in hot conditions or when in containers keep moist
Care Tips:
Perennial plants will come back each year so decide to plant them in final growing positions or if you grow them as container displays they can be planted out after flowering.
Feeding:
After flowering you can apply a balanced liquid fertiliser weekly for a month to build up the bulbs for next year.

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