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PlantFiles: Ornamental Allium
Allium 'Fireworks Mix'

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Family: Alliaceae
Genus: Allium (AL-ee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Fireworks Mix
Additional cultivar information: (aka Sparkler Allium Mix)

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Bulbs

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Rose/Mauve
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)
Bright Yellow
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
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:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Profile:

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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral anelson77 On Jun 11, 2009, anelson77 from Seattle, WA wrote:

I planted these bulbs in a pot, and brought inside in March trying to force. That didnt work. Finally put back outside and just now, in June, is blooming outside. I will plant the bulbs in the garden when done. The mix of flowers in the pot is rather pretty.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Jamesburg, New Jersey
Wadsworth, Ohio
Kalama, Washington
Seattle, Washington



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