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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Camassia quamash is cold hardy
USDA Zone:4 -30° to -20°F (-34.5° to -29°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
dark BLUE, YELLOW stamens, loose spikes of up to 40 fl.
capsule, BLACK seeds....(strat. 8 weeks, germ. 1-4 weeks)
lin. to 50x2cm....long-lived bulb (cooked - eaten by Red Indians)
|Height, in meters: 0.8
Height, in feet: 2.64
|Camassia quamash seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Synonyms (alternative names) for Camassia quamash:
|Camassia esculenta (lindl.),|
Common names for Camassia quamash:
|Camass, Common Camas, Indian Hyacinth, Quamash,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
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We only stock long lived seeds, except for a few species that are always in demand.
Seeds that are not in stock are acquired fresh when ordered.
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|Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Camassia quamash seeds will usually germinate in 30-180 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.