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Allium pskemense
Common Name: Pskem Mountain Onion Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)

Allium pskemense is a rare species from the "Stans" in southwest Asia. It has dramatic, inflated, blue-green leaves that 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.


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

Native Habitat:
Rocky habitats.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream
Height2-4' Bloom TimeSummer
Spread4-8" FragranceNo
Light Exposure Foliage ColourBluish Green
Soil Moisture Stem Colour
Hardiness5-9 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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