Wild Hyacinth (Camassia)
Zones: 3 to 8
Light: Full Sun / Part Shade
Height: 15″ to 32″
Spread: 4″ to 6″
Bloom Time: Spring
Flower Color: Blue, purple, white, cream
Wild Hyacinth is a native bulb with blue, purple, white or cream flowers in late spring.
It likes moist, acidic soil and can survive in wet soil better than most bulbs.
Camassia is deer-resistant, squirrel-resistant and will naturalize to form a large clump.
It also grows quite well in containers.
Plant them 5″ deep and 4″ to 6″ apart.
Note that these plants are poisonous.
This post was originally published on September 4, 2020 but was updated with new content on June 2, 2022.