Camassia leichtlinii 'Alba'
Camassia leichtlinii 'Alba'
Camassia leichtlinii 'Alba'
Camassia leichtlinii 'Alba'

Camassia leichtlinii 'Alba'

Camassia leichtlinii 'Alba'

3 bulbs — £4.35

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You can expect your order in September 2022

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Description

If you’re looking for something out of the ordinary for your garden with lots of staying power, then Camassia leichtlinii 'Alba' (White) could be just the thing. The tall flower spikes are adorned with sparkling white, star-shaped flowers that you’re sure to love. Find the right spot them, and you’ll enjoy them year after year. White Camassia may be gorgeous, but those plants are tough and have a reputation for naturalizing in gardens. That means you don’t need to lift and store them. Just make sure the soil isn’t too soggy during the dormant season.

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Comes back every year

  • Attractive to wildlife

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Naturalising

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • Fully hardy

  • Rodent resistant

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Camassia leichtlinii 'Alba'

  • Flower colour

    White

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Bulb size

    12/14

  • Established height

    30-50cm

  • Established spread

    10-20cm

  • Plant spacing

    30 bulbs per m2

  • Habit

    Upright
    Clump-forming

  • Life cycle

    Perennial
    Naturalising

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Borders
    Meadows
    Gravel gardens
    Wildlife gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens
    Cut flower gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Damp
    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Clay
    Sandy
    Stony
    Multipurpose compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    Yes

  • Mouse resistant

    Yes

  • Rabbit resistant

    Yes

  • Deer resistant

    Yes

  • Toxicity

    No report

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Other information

    • Plant your Camassia leichtlinii 'Alba' bulbs from mid to late autumn;

    • Plant in borders or containers in sun or partial shade;

    • Plant your bulbs two to three times as deep as the bulb is high;

    • Space the bulbs about twice the bulb diameter apart;

    • Place the Camassia leichtlinii 'Alba' bulbs with the pointed side facing upwards.

    Read all planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed before 1 September 2022
    You can expect your order in September 2022

    Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2022
    You can expect your order in October 2022

    Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2022
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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