Cardamine californica

Fri, 05 Apr 2013 11:39:04 PDT
Thanks Dylan,

Since the tubers grow 5-6 inches down I would think they could withstand
cooler temps, but in researching them I only find mention of their growing
in the milder, coastal locations.  I wonder where I might find some to try?

NE Calif

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Considering the geographic and elevational range of Milkmaids it should be
at least as hardy as most cismontane brodiaeas. It grows in shady places in
woodlands or on rocky slopes. I have only grown it incidentally and it seems
to benefit from some soil moisture while formant. The "tubers" are rather
deep (5-6" or more down). It is quite beautiful and unaccountably scarce in


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