Star Of Persia Allium christophii

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Botanical Name:

Allium christophii

Family:

Amaryllidaceae

Genus:

Allium

Species:

christophii

Common Name:

Star Of Persia

Height:
3 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5

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  • Allium christophii

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow indoors 2 months before the date of the last frost, can be sown outdoors in the fall for spring germination.
In a Nutshell:
* This bulb forming perennial produces short lived sword shaped leaves followed by flower spikes having huge umbels of fushia colored flowers at the top.
* The flower heads are 8-12 inches in diameter and are very showy.
* The flower heads dry well and the plant will self seed if the flowers heads are left in the garden. more...