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Cam en masse ia

PalustrisPalustris Posts: 3,830
edited May 2018 in Plants



We have one or three of these Camssias.

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  • raisingirlraisingirl East Devon, on the Edge of Exmoor.Posts: 5,541
    Wow - gorgeous 
    “Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first” 
  • Beaus MumBeaus Mum Posts: 3,543
    Beautiful 💙
  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 27,566
    Lovely.   Only got those to grow one year in the Belgian garden.  Haven't found any here yet but I do have seeds.........
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 15,857
    I tried to grow them one year. They were very expensive squirrel food. ☹️
    You don't stop doing new things because you get old, you get old because you stop doing new things. <3
  • Lily PillyLily Pilly Central southern Scotland Posts: 3,845
    Think we might be too far north   Envious
    Weeds are flowers, too, once you get to know them.”
    A A Milne
  • PalustrisPalustris Posts: 3,830
    Since that are North American prairie bulbs I think they should be hardy enough to survive in Scotland. We are pretty cold here same isotherm as Newport in Shropshire which recorded the lowest temp in England not so long ago. The bulbs just need well drained soil. They have become a bit of a nuisance here, spreading like mad and the leaves are a bit ugly when the flowers have finished.
  • Lizzie27Lizzie27 SomersetPosts: 9,235
    I tried them last year at the bottom of a slope in the school garden I look after - I thought they liked moisture retentive soil?  I wasn't impressed with the flowers though, but yours are beautiful.
  • Joyce GoldenlilyJoyce Goldenlily Posts: 1,351
    My blue ones are in flower now here in Cornwall, I also have some very pale lemon/cream flowered ones which flower about a month later. They are definitely are loved by slugs and snails.
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