General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 12 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Culinary Herb
Cut Flower
Dynamic Accumulator: K (Potassium)
Ca (Calcium)
Na (Sodium)
Propagation: Other methods: Bulbs
Pollinators: Bees
Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Common names
  • Narrowleaf onion
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Allium amplectens
  • Synonym: Allium serratum

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Location: RHS Harlow Carr alpine house, Yorkshire, UK
Date: 2016-07-11

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By Walter Siegmund (Own work) [GFDL (

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