Allium – Christophii

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Product: Allium – Christophii
Color: Purple

christophii – (albopilosum) lots of loosely formed, starry, silvery amethyst flowers compressed to make one large, round spidery head about the size of a softball; spectacular cut flower and amazing coming up through hostas, Bergenia or other ground covers; 12″-20″; zones 3-8; very late spring; 1901.

Ornamental onions perform beautifully, blooming late spring through early summer; they add a different, spectacular or architectural dimension to the garden; many suitable for Heirloom gardens and sunny, well-drained meadow; also wonderful cut and dried flowers; Giant (volleyball-softball), 1 per sq. ft.; Large (baseball-tennis ball), 5 per sq. ft.; Small(golf ball – marble), 10 per sq. ft.;

  • Genus: Allium
  • Cultivar: christophii
  • Family: Liliaceae
  • Nickname: Ornamental Onion
  • Color: Purple
  • Height: 12″ To 24″
  • Origin: Asia
  • Flowering Time: Very Late Spring
  • Sun vs Shade: Full Sun
  • Soil Moisture: Average
  • Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8