General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Underground structures: Rhizome
Bulb
Dynamic Accumulator: K (Potassium)
Ca (Calcium)
Na (Sodium)
Pollinators: Bees
Various insects

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Common names
  • Circle Onion
  • Cowlick Onion
  • Curly Onion
  • Corkscrew Allium

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Location: St Louis
Date: 2022-09-12
Location: St Louis
Date: 2022-09-12

Date: 2013-10-06
Location: St Louis
Date: 2020-04-05
Fascinating annular swirl of foliage in spring

Date: 2012-06-29
Location: Willamette Valley Oregon
Date: 2012-08-24
Location: Willamette Valley Oregon
Date: 2012-08-24
Location: Willamette Valley Oregon
Date: 2012-08-24

Photo Courtesy of Secret Garden Growers.
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Location: Allentown, Pennsylvania
Date: 2015-06-28
Location: Hamilton Square Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Date: 2016-03-02
Zone 9b. An old clump showing its interesting foliage.

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Comments:
  • Posted by plantrob (Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania - Zone 6b) on Jun 28, 2015 1:48 PM concerning plant:
    I'd grow this allium even if it never bloomed. The bluish-green foliage on a mature plant is marvelous: broad, just a little curvaceous, with a smooth rounded tip. They take a few years (from seed) to reach this stage, but it's worth it. I grow them in the rock garden.

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