Camassia Silk River
£3.80 – £11.50
Camassia Silk River. Clump forming, Hardy perennial. This plant thrives in wet, heavy soil, but can not withstand heavy water-logging throughout the winter months. They need half a day’s sun in an area where they can be left undisturbed in grassland or on borders. They can also be grown in large containers. Tall spikes of pale cream starry shaped flowers appear during the months of May, June and July. A marvelous plant for any garden.
Bulb Size 14+ (top size)
12 bulbs, 3 bulbs, 6 bulbs
Plant: September-November. 10-14 cm deep. Spacing 25 cm. Flowers May-June. Height 65 cm.
Hardy. Perennial. Full sun or partial shade. Thrives in moist heavy humus-rich soil but does not like being waterlogged during the winter months. Ideal for borders or large pots that can provide plenty of root space, no less than a 7 Litre pot. Feed with a slow release fertilizer.
Propagate: When overcrowded, after the plant has died back, lift the bulbs, store in a cool dark place and replant in the autumn.