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Ornamental Onion
Scientific Name: Allium aflatunense B.Fedtsch.
Family: Alliaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 4-8

Sun Exposure: Full sun to part sun

Origin: Iran

Growth Habits: Onion-like bulbs; strap-like leaves, up to 4 feet tall (1.2 m)

Watering Needs: Ample water, good drainage


It looks like a smaller version of Allium giganteum. Plant them in clumps for maximum effect.

Blooming Habits:
Globose clusters, 4 inches in diameter (10 cm) of purplish-lilac florets, in late May, on 2.5 to 5 feet tall stems (75-150 cm). The flower stems make great cut flowers.

Fruiting Habits:

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