Thumb of 2014-07-26/dirtdorphins/9cbe28@dirtdorphins submitted this image in the Perennials category of the The 2014 All Things Plants Photo Contest.

This image is in the plant database under Ornamental Onion (Allium caeruleum)

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Nov 12, 2014 7:59 PM CST
Name: Ronnie (Veronica)
Southeastern PA (Zone 6b)
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Congrats Dirt! I love this, the blue is to die for! Perfect capture I tip my hat to you.
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Nov 12, 2014 8:14 PM CST
Name: Paul
Utah (Zone 5b)
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Beautiful picture Dirt......it would make a nice Multi-plant photo.
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Nov 12, 2014 10:26 PM CST
Name: Marilyn
Greenwood Village, CO (Zone 5b)
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I returned to gaze at this one again and again, I agree with Paul Would love to have the names.
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Nov 12, 2014 11:02 PM CST
Name: Vickie
southern Indiana (Zone 6b)
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I voted for this picture because it just has such a beautiful blend of complimentary colors. Congrats, dirt!
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Nov 13, 2014 8:53 AM CST
Name: Dirt
(Zone 5b)
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I am so very pleased to have a photo that 'made it', just barely Green Grin!
from such an incredibly stacked field!

Marylin, it is Allium caeruleum and Iris pallida 'Argentea'
I was hoping for a nice bloom combo with the alium and iris--there was a little bit of overlap as the iris finished and the allium started this year, but that color combination was nowhere near as pleasant as the allium with the iris foliage. Fortunate, I guess, that the iris blooms got out of the way for this picture Hilarious!
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Nov 13, 2014 8:58 AM CST
central Illinois
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Great pic, Blue Alliums are a joy to behold.
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Nov 26, 2014 4:22 PM CST
Name: Lynn
Oregon City, OR (Zone 8b)
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This is such a striking photo in many ways. Color, textures and composition really draw me in. Love it.
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