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A. cristophii

A. cristophii (Allium cristophii (Ornamental onion))

the only one to produce a flower head this year. lovely metallic sheen

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Hi Seaburngirl
I think I have these in the garden I was looking at them today and wondering what they were, I will need to take a photo to see if they are the same they are real nice,like fireworks.

14 Jun, 2009


they are like lots of stars. i didnt think i would like them but i do. better than purple sensation anyway.

14 Jun, 2009


Its an onion!!!! aliums are onions aren't they I like onion family flowers theyre so archetectural and this one is gorgeous, is it also edible?

4 Aug, 2009


no its not edible, the bulb is quite small, like a large spring onion in size.

5 Aug, 2009

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