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Allium karataviense 'Ivory Queen'
Common Name: Turkestan Onion Family: Alliaceae (The Onion Family)

Allium karataviense 'Ivory Queen'

Ornamental onions offer intriguing spherical or egg-shaped inflorescences comprised of hundreds of tiny flowers. Two to three broad bluish-green leaves with purple undersides subtend a large sphere of lavender flowers. Available in spring as potted plants and in fall as dry bulbs.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Southwest Asia and Asia Minor
Native Habitat:
Sunny to shaded mountain slopes.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPurple 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height8-12'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread4-8'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Loves Sun Sun Part Sun  Foliage ColourBluish Green 
Soil MoistureDry Average  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone3-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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