Plant ID forum: Unusual looking plants. What are they?

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Name: Sue Bradley
Illinois
Shoshi
Jun 11, 2017 3:43 PM CST
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Thanks for the help!
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Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
Jun 11, 2017 3:57 PM CST
They are Allium.
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Name: Carol
Santa Ana, ca
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ctcarol
Jun 11, 2017 4:53 PM CST
I agree
Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Jun 11, 2017 4:58 PM CST
I agree, Allium. For comparison: Ornamental Onion (Allium schubertii)
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islander
Jun 11, 2017 5:07 PM CST
I agree
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Name: Ed
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herrwood
Jun 11, 2017 5:10 PM CST
Sue, thanks for asking the question . I will have to plant some for next spring.
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Name: Sue Bradley
Illinois
Shoshi
Jun 12, 2017 11:04 AM CST
So they're both the same plant? They look so different!
These were planted outside a restaurant. Do they ever grow wild?
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Name: Celia
West Valley City, Utah (Zone 7a)
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Zencat
Jun 12, 2017 11:08 AM CST
Yes, both are Allium. Check out the database. There are many different kinds!
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purpleinopp
Jun 13, 2017 7:11 AM CST
Allium includes onion, garlic, chives, etc... a fitting restaurant decoration!
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