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Allium giganteum
Common Name: Giant Allium Family: Alliaceae (The Onion Family)


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Notes:
Ornamental onions offer intriguing spherical or egg-shaped inflorescences comprised of hundreds of tiny flowers. Tightly formed, round, softball-sized inflorescence filled with small lilac purple florets; plant among perennials to hide dying foliage; blooms in late spring with Dutch Iris and Eremurus and painted daisies. Native from Afghanistan to Pakistan and north into Russia.

Awards:
AGM

Geogrpahical Origin:
North Central and Eastern Asia
Southwest Asia and Asia Minor
Himalayas

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPurple 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeEarly Summer 
Spread4-8'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Loves Sun Sun Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone4-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Eremurus stenophyllus
Eremurus robustus


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