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Allium amethystinum 'Red Mohican'
Common Name: Ornamental On. Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)

'Red Mohican' is a special selection of one of the drumstick species of ornamental onion, Allium amethystinum, from the eastern Mediterranean. This cultivar has glowing purple-red inflorescences of tightly-packed fragrant florets on stems to about 3-4 feet tall.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourPurple
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream
Height2-4' Bloom TimeSummer
Spread4-8" FragranceYes
Light ExposureLoves Sun Full - Part Sun Sun Part Sun Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureDry Average Stem Colour
Hardiness4-9 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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