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Allium flavum

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An easy to grow plant for July/August flowers

Allium flavum | Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
0.2 litres
£2.00

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Plant Finder: about Allium flavum

Common names

Yellow onion, Small yellow onion, yellow flowered garlic

Description

Allium flavum (Yellow onion). This species is a small, clump-forming variety with narrow, grey-green, cylindrical leaves. In the summer it bears small loose umbels of sweetly scented, lemony yellow (often tinged with red, green or brown) bell-shaped flowers which appear on 20 cm high stems.

Cultivation

They are fully to frost hardy, and will require an open, sunny situation with well drained soil. If left undisturbed a clump can be formed. Plant at a depth of approximately 12cm.

Interest and use

Walls, rock garden, front of borders

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Allium flavum | Longnor, Buxton, Staffordshire, SK17 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Chalky
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterDry

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