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Wild Hyacinth (Camassia scilloides) - Wildflowers

Directory of Wildflowers

Wild Hyacinth
Camassia scilloides

Wild Hyacinth
Wild Hyacinth

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
1 - 2 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
5 - 8 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Dry
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Blue
 
Bloom Season
May - June
 

Features

Six-petaled blue flowers on a spike-like cluster.

Culture

Sun to partial shade; moist, well drained. Wild Hyacinth tolerates some dryness.

Notes

Found in meadows and open woods. This plant grows from a bulb. Listed as threatened in Michigan and endangered in Wisconsin.