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covering up for winter 085

Phil (PCW)
Can you put a name to this Allium its pretty small,Showed a pic last week with it between my fingers



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I have Allium Neapolitanum - Cowanii group, and they look similar but yours have more details and even prettier than mine so possibly Allium neapolitanun en Saint-Michel-de-Llotes?

11 Oct, 2012

pcw
Pcw
 

I don't know it Brian.If I see anything similar I'll let you know

11 Oct, 2012

 

Drc726@The smaller, the greater name :).
Bjs@sorry, I do not not know, but flowers are beautiful, like carved from ice.

12 Oct, 2012

 

Very pretty

12 Oct, 2012

bjs
Bjs
 

DRC thanks this is much smaller than the picture gives the impression of.
Does yours flower this late

12 Oct, 2012

bjs
Bjs
 

Drc just looked up the Neapolitanum group flowers similar, however mine only grows to about 150mm (6in)
B

12 Oct, 2012

 

Sorry - mine flower April/May and are about 18" tall Bjs.
Try Allium callimischon that is white with red brown lines and flowers in autumn?

12 Oct, 2012

 

Hope you manage to ID Brian - it's gorgeous!

12 Oct, 2012

bjs
Bjs
 

Drc
You look as though you are pretty well on it, Callimischon the form Haemostictum which differs from the type which has red lines mine has spots.
The other thing that ties up 100% is that it dies down in summer leaving what looks like dead stems standing about four inches high and from these the buds emerge,once in flower the new leaves start to grow from below ground.
Thanks for the detective work, IOU.
Brian

12 Oct, 2012

 

Thats great Bjs.

12 Oct, 2012

amy
Amy
 

there's one in my book named A.Ostrowskiianum description .. carries it's pink starry flowers in wide clusters .. thats all it says not when it flowers or how tall it is ,might be worth googling it ..

13 Oct, 2012

 

Amy, I have Ostrowskianum and they are a deepish pink clusters and flower in June.

13 Oct, 2012

 

Try this link. www.rareplants.co.uk. Click on alliums on the list on the left and then go down through the alliums that come up. Your allium is shown. It is described as having large blotches all over the petals but it looks exactly like yours if you click on the 'large size'.

19 Oct, 2012



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