Allium caeruleum has royal blue flowers and hails from central Asia, western Siberia and China.
Ornamental onions offer intriguing spherical or egg-shaped inflorescences comprised of hundreds of tiny flowers. Allium caeruleum (syn. A. azureum) has royal blue flowers and hails from central Asia, western Siberia and China. The leaves wither by the time the flowering begins so plant some low growing perennials just in front of or on top of the bulbs to mask the foliage. Available in spring as potted plants and in fall as dry bulbs.
Common Name: Ornamental Onion
Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-8
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Width: under 4"
Primary Bloom Colour: Blue
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Mountain steppe zones.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - North Central and Eastern Asia
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