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White Allium, Wood Garlic
Scientific Name: Allium neapolitanum Cyrillo
Synonym: Nothoscordum inodorum, Allium inodorum, Allium neapolitanum var. cowanii, Allium candidissimum
Family: Alliaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-24
USDA: 8-10

Frost Tolerance: Not cold tolerant, store bulbs in cool area for the winter

Sun Exposure: Full sun to part sun

Origin: Southern Europe

Growth Habits: Onion-like bulbs, 8 to 20 inches tall (20-50 cm); strap-like leaves, 1 inch wide (2.5 cm)

Watering Needs: Ample water, good drainage, fertile soil, rich in humus.


Cultural Practices:
Plant the bulbs in the fall, 2 inches deep (5 cm), in groups 3 to 6 inches apart (8-15 cm).

Blooming Habits:
Loose, rounded, flower clusters, 2 to 3 inches in diameter (5-7.5 cm) of sweetly fragrant white flowers, in late spring, on 1 foot long stems (30 cm). Excellent cut flowers.

Fruiting Habits:

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