Death Camass (Zigadenus elegans)

Death Camass (Zigadenus elegans)

As the name suggests, Death Camass has poisonous bulbs. It has beautiful spikes of white flowers.


Sun:    Full Sun
Moisture:    Medium, Dry
Height:    2 feet
Blooms:    May, June
Color:    White
Spacing:    1′
Zones:    3-8
Benefits:    Butterflies, Pollinators

Design Tips

Plant in drifts so the small flowers of Death Camass can really stand out.

Companion Plants

Prairie Phlox
Golden Alexanders
Prairie Dropseed