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Ornimental onion

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By Janette


Ornimental onion  (nectaroscordum siculum [ornimental onion])



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oh that is so pretty

1 Jun, 2010

 

First time with these I bought the bulbs last September ,the names a bit of a mouthfull .easier just to call them ornimental onions lol

1 Jun, 2010

 

dont think ive seen them before

1 Jun, 2010

 

I grew these once Janette....it was a weird name....really delicate...

1 Jun, 2010

 

Good pic Janette.

1 Jun, 2010

 

Nectaroscordum siculum Janey ...what a mouthful lol will they manage to get through the winter or should I lift them ? any info will be much apperciated
Thanks TT ....

1 Jun, 2010

 

I have them to I just call them Alliums! unusual are'nt they!

2 Jun, 2010

 

Easier Carole lol,,,, this is the first I,ve grown these and your right they are unusual ......

4 Jun, 2010

 

They can travel a bit. They are sidling sideways in my garden. I first saw them in the dry garden at Beth Chatto's garden, soon after it was started. They were so large and tall . They have a very faint, sweet perfume. When they get to a certain point they turn upwards and look a bit like Disney Castles. Then set their seeds. Don't worry about winter Janette......if they like your garden they will flourish!!! I let them fight it out at the Allium end of my border with a jungle of allsorts. They bob up here and there but not taking over so far.

10 Jun, 2010

 

Thanks for the imfo Dorjac I wont mind if they start to wander about ,I just lets thing please themself here ,it,s easy enough to pull them up if they become to much of a pest ....

10 Jun, 2010

 

I have had these for years Janette and they have never caused any bother....They came through last winter unscathed......so i reckon they can stand up to any-thing....:>)

17 Jun, 2010

 

Hi Janette. Went to Beth Chattos garden yesterday, Perfect weather. The allium Disney castles are still there in profusion in the dry garden. More upstanding and professional looking than my ones, that loll about a bit. Another plant I first saw there was Verbena Bonariensis just beginning to take off now.

17 Jun, 2010

 

Thanks Motinot for the info
Dorjac every time I look at these now they make me smile and your right they do resemble Disneys castles lol

28 Jun, 2010



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