Allium Senescens Subsp Glaucum
The curly foliaged Allium.
Twisted pig tail leaves in maturity this cluster forming bulb produces pompoms of pink flowers that are great for pollinating insects including butterflies. The twisted silver foliage remains tight to the ground which elevates the flowers on sturdy stems clear above. Perfect for the border, alpine rock garden and containers.
Hardiness: Fully Hardy
When this bulbous plant has finished flowering it will go into dormancy. Leave the foliage and flowers on till totally died back.
Common Name: Broadleaf chives / Spiral onion
Life Cycle: perennial
Foliage: Linear / twisted
Basic Colour: ( Pink )
Flower Colour: Pink
Natural Flowering: June – September
Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy
Height with Flowers: 30cm
Soil Requirements: average / moist / dry / well-drained / sandy
Soil ph: acidic / alkaline / neutral
Location: container / border / rock garden / Mediterranean / crevice garden
Usage: ornamental / bee food plant / attracts butterflies
Pruning: Not required
Tolerates: drought tolerant / salt tolerant / deer resistance / rabbit resistance
Origin: Siberia / Mongolia
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