B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Camassia scilloides is cold hardy
USDA Zone:7 0° to 10°F (-17.5° to -12.5°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
WHITE or BLUE-VIOLET
capsule (tubers edible cooked)
|Height, in meters: 0.6
Height, in feet: 1.98
|Camassia scilloides sales history
Synonyms (alternative names) for Camassia scilloides:
|Camassia esculenta (Ker.-Gawl), Camassia fraseri, Camassia hyacinthina,|
Common names for Camassia scilloides:
|Eastern Camassia, Indigo Squill, Wild Hyacinth,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|6||: Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plant Seed List|
|9||: Alpine and Rock Garden Seed List (Hardy and Tender)|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|86||: Natives of U.S.North East|
|87||: Natives of Central U.S.A.|
|719||: North American Native Ethnobotanicals|
|Including medicinal, dye, fiber, food, construction, ritual|
|720||: Fire Resistant Plants|
|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 scilloides seeds will usually germinate in 30-180 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.