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Plantidote of the day 2011-05-21

jerztomato's picture

ornamental onion

Allium karataviense

Turkestan onion, ornamental onion

A lovely plant for your rock garden! It needs full sun and dry to very well drained soil (or you will incur bulb rot). Hardy in zones 5-9. Rabbit and deer resistant too.

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Submitted by Eureka Springs on

wonderful photo, jerz.. i may have to try this plant since i live in the Ozarks.. far more rock than soil...)