Allium cyathophorum var. farreri resembles our native A. cernuum but with darker, rose pink to purplish pink flowers.
Allium cyathophorum var. farreri is a Chinese species that somewhat resembles our native A. cernuum but with darker, rose pink to purplish pink flowers. Narrow chive-like leaves. They will self-seed gently in the garden and clumps will increase over time. Deer resistant. They are also popular with lots of pollinators. Tolerant of acidic soils and part shade.
Common Name: Ornamental Onion
Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)
Zone Hardiness: 6-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Pink
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Spring - Summer
Soil Moisture: Dry, Average, Drought Tolerant
Benefits: Butterflies, Bees
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: Yes
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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