Circle Onion (Allium senescens 'Glaucum')

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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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Posted by plantrob (Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania - Zone 6b) on Jun 28, 2015 1:48 PM

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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