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Allium schubertii - Tumbleweed Onion - Alliaceae (The Onion Family)
Allium schubertii - Tumbleweed Onion - Allium schubertii has rosey purple, star-shaped flowers arranged like an exploding firework that can be as big as a volleyball!
Allium schubertii - Allium schubertii has rosey purple, star-shaped flowers arranged like an exploding firework that can be as big as a volleyball!


 
2 bulbs/pack
Price: $6.99
Zone Hardiness: 3-9
Light: Full - Part Sun, Loves Sun, Sun, Part Sun
Height: 12-24"
Width: 4-8"
Flower Colour: Purple

Stock Status:(Out of Stock)
Availability: Fall bulbs ship or will be ready for pick-up in late September to early October.
Product Code: 2323
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Description Fine Print
 
Ornamental onions offer intriguing spherical or egg-shaped inflorescences comprised of hundreds of tiny flowers. A. schubertii has volleyball-sized, loose, rosey purple, star-shaped flowers held on stalks of unequal length which looks like a giant firework exploding. When the fruits ripen, the inflorescence detaches from the stem and rolls through the fields like a tumbelweed thus dispersing the seeds. From Israel and adjacent regions. Available in spring as potted plants and in fall as dry bulbs.
Details
  • Class: Deciduous
  • Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
  • Flowering Time: Spring
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Green
  • Deer Resistant: Unknown
  • Attracts:
  • Habitat: Deep soils.
  • Geographical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Southwest Asia and Asia Minor
  • BC Native: No

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