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Allium karataviense

SKU: AM005265
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Overview
Allium Karataviense has delicate pink-hued florets that form a 3-6” spherical flower head. Only growing up to 12” tall, try this shorter allium variety in pots and window boxes, or add to the front border of the garden. Excellent cut flower for fresh and dried bouquets.
key features
Botanical Name
Allium karataviense
Advantages
Deer Resistant, Easy To Grow, Cut Flowers, Fragrant
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Dry, Average
Mature Height
6-12" tall
Bulb Spacing
6 per sq. ft.
Bloom Time
Late spring to mid summer

Description

6-12" tall, Allium Bulb Karataviense is a low growing pink allium. About the Alliums. The word, Allium, means 'onion' in Latin. Many Allium species are native to Iran, where many tulips also originate, and the edible Alliums have been cultivated and a staple of diets for over 10,000 years. Most bloom in late spring so they bridge the gap nicely between the tulip season and early summer bloom of peonies and poppies. Experienced gardeners plant these smaller Alliums in groups of several bulbs, set very close together. The foliage is not attractive for long, so it's important to plant them next to other perennials whose foliage will more or less cover the Allium's base.