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Allium atropurpureum
Common Name: Tumbleweed Onion Family: Alliaceae (The Onion Family)

Notes:
Ornamental onions offer intriguing spherical or egg-shaped inflorescences comprised of hundreds of tiny flowers. This eastern European species has many star shaped, very dark purple florets held in upward facing domes that are about the size of a tennis ball. Available in spring as potted plants and in fall as dry bulbs.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

Native Habitat:
Deep soils.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourPurple
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom Colour
Height12-24" Bloom TimeSpring
Spread4-8" FragranceNo
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Loves Sun Sun Part Sun Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureAverage Dry Stem Colour
Hardiness3-9 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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