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Allium karataviense

 
Allium karataviense
Family: Liliaceae
 
Popular name: Ornamental garlic
 

Flower colour: lilac to pink

Flowering period: May-June

Average plant height: 25 cm

Planting depth to base of bulb: 15 cm

Spacing between bulbs: 20 cm

Type of bulb: bulb

Light requirements: full sun to partial shade

uses: borders, containers and rock gardens

Extremely decorative due to its purple-grey flower colour, its leaves also sport violet speckles. The slightly scented flowers stand side by side in a globe-shaped inflorescence. It is the best Allium to use as a potted plant!