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Allium schoenoprasum 'Curly Mauve'
Common Name: Garden Chives Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)

Notes:
Allium schoenoprasum 'Curly Mauve' offers a more ornamental take on the garden chive emerging with prostrate, curly leaves lifting into a Medusa-like swirl of twisting, blue-grey leaves before sending up pom poms of silvery lavender flowers. A choice addition to the herb garden as well as a strongly ornamental and effective companion to plants troubled by many types of pests. Few plants can offer the unique flower forms of ornamental onions.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

Native Habitat:
With rare exception, Alliums are native to the Northern hemisphere, particularly in Asia and the eastern Mediterranean. Most enjoy sun and dry, well drained mineral soils.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom Colour
Height8-12" Bloom TimeSpring - Summer
Spread8-12" FragranceYes
Light ExposureSun Part Sun Foliage ColourBluish Green
Soil MoistureAverage Stem Colour
Hardiness3-10 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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