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Camassia quamash
Camassia quamash

Family: Asparagaceae
Hardiness: To Zone 6
Mature Size: 8"-12"
Exposure: pt sun-sun
Bloom Time: Apr-May
Moisture Needs: wet to dry

Product Code: P0514

Indian Hyacinth.  Our native prairie Camas and staple of First Nation peoples.  The bulbs were slow cooked by steaming for up to 3 days which converted its complex sugar inulin into fructose at levels up to 46% of its dry weight.  Bulb candy.  Takes summer dry and winter flooding.