Blue Flowered Allium (Allium sikkimense)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Spread: Highly variable; 4 inches to 6 inches (10-15 cm)
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Inflorescence Height: Highly variable; 6 - 14 inches (15 - 35 cm) in flower
Foliage Mound Height: Highly variable; 4 inches to 6 inches (10-15 cm)
Underground structures: Bulb
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Dynamic Accumulator: K (Potassium)
Ca (Calcium)
Na (Sodium)
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: Seeds germinate after a cold period.
Pollinators: Bees
Various insects
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Beautiful setting by blue23rose Feb 2, 2015 8:37 AM 1
Bulb planting for Spring 2017? by CarolineScott Apr 11, 2017 5:42 AM 521
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Alpine Troughs by growitall Nov 10, 2015 11:07 AM 43

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