Ornamental Onion

Allium karataviense

Also called Turkestan Onion

  • Balls of lavender to white florets on short stems
  • Foliage emerges blue with pink edges
  • Mature leaves are flat and gray-green
  • Use in the front of a sunny border
  • Bloom Time: May to June
  • Flower Size: 7 cm

ZONE:
5

COLOUR:
Lavender

HEIGHT:
15-25 cm

SPREAD:
15-20 cm

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Leaves die back as flowers begin; don't cut back the foliage as it feeds the bulb for next year's flower. Once the flower is spent, remove the flower stalk and leave the foliage until it completely dies back. It then can be removed by gently pulling on the leaves. Do not over water and let the soil dry out between waterings.