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Allium (Purple Sensation)


Scientific Name     

Allium aflatunense  B. Fedtshc

Family Name

Alliaceae  (Onion family)

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Characteristics: 

Habitat: 

full sun, well-drained soil

Plant Height: 

1.2 meter, erect

Flower Color: 

purple

Flower: 

perfect; incomplete; 6 tepals, stamens 6; ovary with 3 locules

Inflorescence: 

terminal umbel

Fruit: 

capsule

Leaves: 

entire; linear to lanceolate; entire; basal

Bloom Time: 

late April-May

Origins: 

non-native

Other: 

this popular garden plant has occasionally escaped cultivation