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Plant of the Day
Wednesday 11 May 2016

Oceans of Camassia leichtlinii subsp. suksdorfii at Marks Hall Arboretum, Essex and at RHS Wisley Garden, Surrey. This clump-forming bulbous perennial has long, linear leaves and star-shaped blue flowers in late spring. It will grow in moist but well-drained, fertile soil and will tolerate winter flooding. It can be naturalised in lawns or used in borders.

Jill Raggett