Scientific Name: Camassia spp. and cvs. Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:camas, wild hyacinth Texture:Coarse
Family Name:AsparagaceaeHabit: Stiffly upright
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x < 0.1m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Linear, Entire
Flowers: Raceme, White, Blue, Purple, Violet, May- Jun
Fruit: Capsule, Brown
Exposure: Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Spring interest, Wild flower garden, Woodland margin, Cut flower or foliage, Perennial border
Key ID Features:Leaves linear 20-80 cm long, drooping; florets with six tepals, white to pale lilac to blue-violet to deep purple, in erect racemes 30-125 cm tall in May.