Great Camas - bulb
Camassia leichtlinii - perennial bulb. Has showy purple flower clusters in spring. Thrives with wet winters and dry summers. 30 inches tall. Attracts humming birds, beneficial insects and pollinators. Prefers full to partial sun and moist soil.
Goes dormant by end of summer.
Needs site with spring moisture and summer dryness. Does well in
heavy soils. Self-seeds.
nectar source for butterflies