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Camassia leichtlinii ‘Blue Danube’
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Wild Hyacinth


Camassia leichtlinii ‘Blue Danube’ full sun  partial shade

A native of the American West, Wild Hyacinth's slender spikes of dark blue flowers are brightened by a clutch of yellow stamens as they rise from straplike basal foliage. Unlike most bulbs, ‘Blue Danube’ relishes moisture and will even tolerate clay, providing it gets plenty of sun. Its ethereal starriness naturalizes superbly in the wild garden with Geranium ‘Katherine Adele’.

Blooms May-June.

Size: 18" high x 18" wide; hardy to zone 5.

Camassia leichtlinii ‘Blue Danube’ (P-0831)
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