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Allium carinatum subsp. pulchellum

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Family: Alliaceae
Genus: Allium (AL-ee-um) (Info)
Species: carinatum subsp. pulchellum
Additional cultivar information: (aka Pulchellum, Fireworks Pink)

Synonym:Allium flavum var. pulchellum
Synonym:Allium pulchellum

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Category:
Bulbs

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Aromatic

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
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Seed Collecting:
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral eltel On Aug 14, 2001, eltel from Macclesfield, CHESHIRE (Zone 8a) wrote:

Allium pulchellum. (Synonym Allium carinatum). Alliums are members of the Lilaceae family and most notable for onions and garlic. Even the culinary varieties produce attractive flowers. Fully hardy.




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