Native Region: Western China
Zone Range: 07-11
Preferred Climate: temperate
Harvest Date: Tuesday 13 September, 2011
Seed count: 25-30
This ornamental onion produces dense clusters of lavender/purple flowers above dark green narrow leaves, in early summer. Suits an alpine or rock garden. Height 18 inches; spread 8 inches.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed in containers in a cold frame, when ripe or in spring. Grow in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun.