The Garden Community for Garden Lovers

Puddles's Garden

Allium cristophii

Genus: Allium.

Species: Allium.

Sometimes called Star of Persia. Huge globes of small, star-shaped, pinkish-purple flowers followed by striking long lasting seed heads. Folliage starts to look tatty by flowering time so plant in middle of border where other plants can hide the leaves.

H - 60cm S - 20cm
Flowers: June - July
likes full sun on well-drained soil.
Care: don't overfeed or deadhead. Divide large clumps in autumn or spring.

Photos of this plant

  • Alliumcrispohii