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Allium pskemense


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Allium pskemense is a rare species with dramatic, inflated, blue-green leaves topped with white spheres in summer.


Description:
Allium pskemense is a rare species from the "Stans" in southwest Asia. It has dramatic, inflated, blue-green leaves that look like balloons and would make any succulent lover gasp. The summer flowers are white to creamy white and are borne in tight spheres on stems up to three feet high. Hardy to at least zone 5. Available in fall as dry bulbs and sometimes in spring as potted plants. Photo: Wikipedia.


Common Name: Pskem Mountain Onion

Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-9

Light: Part Sun, Full Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 4-8"

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits: Bees

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Rocky habitats.

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Southwest Asia and Asia Minor

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