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Allium cristophii
Common Name: Star of Persia Family: Alliaceae (The Onion Family)

Notes:
Ornamental onions offer intriguing spherical or egg-shaped inflorescences comprised of hundreds of tiny flowers. Allium cristophii comes to us from Turkey and Afghanistan and looks like a firework of tiny lavender pink flowers exploding in the sun border. The sphere of tiny flowers can be up to 15 inches in diametre! Available in spring as potted plants and in fall as dry bulbs.

Awards:
GPP AGM

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia and the Pacific - Southwest Asia and Asia Minor

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourMagenta
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom ColourPurple
Height12-24" Bloom TimeLate Spring
Spread4-8" FragranceNo
Light ExposureLoves Sun Full - Part Sun Sun Part Sun Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureAverage Dry Drought Tolerant Stem Colour
Hardiness4-9 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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