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Allium scorodoprasum 'Art'
Common Name: Sand Leek Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)

Allium scorodoprasum 'Art' is a cool Eurasian ornamental onion with open heads of magenta-red florets that look as if they've been electrocuted. Bulbils form at the base of the florets and are great for bulking up your clumps or sharing. The flower heads are held on tall stems.

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

Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

Native Habitat:
Damp broad-leaved woodland, forest margins, shores, hillside meadows and hedgerows.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourMagenta
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom ColourGreen
Height2-4' Bloom TimeSpring
Spread4-8" FragranceNo
Light Exposure Foliage ColourGreen
Soil Moisture Stem Colour
Hardiness6-9 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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