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Allium caeruleum (azureum)
Common Name: Ornamental Onion Family: Alliaceae (The Onion Family)

Allium caeruleum (azureum)
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Notes:
Ornamental onions offer intriguing spherical or egg-shaped inflorescences comprised of hundreds of tiny flowers. This royal blue flowered species hails from central Asia, western Siberia and China. The leaves wither by the time the flowering begins so plant some low growing perennials just in front of or on top of the bulbs to mask the foliage. Available in spring as potted plants and in fall as dry bulbs.

Awards:
AGM

Geogrpahical Origin:
North Central and Eastern Asia
Native Habitat:
Mountain steppe zones.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourBlue 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spreadunder 4'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Full - Part Sun Sun Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone6-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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