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Flowering Onion

Botanical Name
Allium aflatunense
Min Zone
4
Max Zone
7
Height
3 feet
Flowers
Late spring: 4 inch spherical umbel, star-shaped lilac flowers
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained (key)
Planting & Care
  • Plant 5 inches deep
  • Space 3 inches apart
Problems
None serious, root rot in heavy clay and poorly drained soil
Varieties
  • Purple Sensation - deep purple flowers

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