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A picture of a Atlantic Camas

Atlantic Camas

Camassia scilloides

Also known as

Eastern Camas, Wild Hyacinth, Camas, Bear-grass

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

70cm

Max

15cm

30cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Atlantic Camas

Camassia scilloides — common name: Atlantic camas.
Photographed along AR 127 just east of Hobbs State Park − Conservation Management Area, Ozark Mountains, northwestern Arkansas.
Species from eastern North America
A photo of Atlantic Camas

Atlantic Camas Overview

These are spring flowering bulbs, the flowers are lavender-blue or pink and are produced in spikes that will rise about 40cms high and have a loose and graceful form.

How to propagate Atlantic Camas

Seed

You can propagate by seeds in the autumn.

Division

Division in late summer.

Other uses of Atlantic Camas

Bog, aquatic, ornamental, naturaliser, cutting bed