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Camassia cusickii 'Zwanenburg'


Camassia cusickii 'Zwanenburg' has two to three foot spires adorned with royal blue stars.

Camassia 'Zwanenburg' is a special deep blue form of Cusick's camas perfect for growing in full sun to part shade in average to moist soils. Native to eastern Oregon, the species normally has star-shaped, pale icy blue flowers on stems from two to three feet in height. Very hardy. 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: 3-8

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 2-4'

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Blue

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Dry, Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Damp meadows and steep moist slopes and terraces of spring fed areas or along slow moving water from subalpine to alpine elevations at 1200-1800 m.


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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