Camassia cusickii has star-shaped, pale icy blue flowers on stems from two to three feet in height.
Native to eastern Oregon, Camassia cusickii has star-shaped, pale icy blue flowers on stems from two to three feet in height. More drought tolerant than C. quamash and C. leichtlinii. Camassia grow in winter-wet soils that dry out in summer which means they will be tolerant of clay-heavy garden soils.
Common Name: Cusick’s Camas - [Summer B&B Pre-Order]
Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-9
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Blue
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Dry, Average, Moist
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Steep moist slopes and terraces of spring fed areas or slow moving water.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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