CAMASSIA leichtlinii ssp. leichtlinii

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CAMASSIA leichtlinii ssp. leichtlinii

Quamash, White Camass
Select Item No. CA051

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1 Portion contains 20-250 seeds depending on value and size.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Hyacinthaceae
Origin: Western North America: mountain meadows, prairie, banks.
Distinction: Award of Garden Merit (A.G.M.) from the Royal Horticultural Society.
Special Features: Mostly creamy-white star-shaped flower racemes. Tolerates more moisture in the substrate than most other bulbous plants. Suitable for natural landscaping. Deer resistant.
Historical: Named after the botanist and breeder Max Leichtlin (1831-1910), Baden-Baden (Germany).
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: mostly creamy white
Natural Flowering Period: May - July
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z7
Foliage: Entire, linear, pointed, green.
Growth Habit: erect / bulbous
Height with Flowers: 100 cm
Spacing between Plants: 35 cm
Soil Requirements: moist
Location:
Usage: suitable for cutting
Portion weight: 0.6 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 7.69231 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
130
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
15 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(8) These perennial seeds germinate very irregularly over a long period. Lower temperatures of less than +5°C [41°F] are very effective. Seed trays should not be discarded prematurely. Constant moisture must be maintained. Do not leave in direct sunlight. For Alstroemeria we recommend to keep sowing for 3 weeks at approximately +30°C [86°F], then 3 weeks at +5°C [41°F], then at +21°C [70°F].

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