Camassia leichtlinii, Great Camas
This fall, (2021), we offer 1 jumbo bulb with 4 to 7 smaller bulbs, depending on size, of Great Camas, Camassia leichtlinii, called Leichtlin's camas. It is a gorgeous spring-flowering bulbous perennial that typically grows on moist slopes and moist mountain meadows west of the Cascades and Sierras from British Columbia to southern California. The flowers are dark purple-blue, good for cutting, and gorgeous for naturalizing.
If you're interested in the edible qualities of Camas, one of the most important root foods of the west, two of these huge bulbs would make a meal. Plant the smaller bulbs for their gorgeous flowers and to begin an edible prairie.