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Image of Allium christophii photo by: Russell Stafford

Russell Stafford

(Christoph's Onion, Star of Persia)

The star of Persia ornamental onion is grown for its huge globe-like cluster of shimmering pink-purple starry flowers, which rises like a flowery lollipop from a single leafless stem in the early summer. The large, strap-like gray-green basal leaves emerge slightly before the short-stemmed flower appears.

Alliums are onions and thus most have the familiar pungent fragrance when their leaves or stems are crushed. Star of Persia is native to Turkey and Central Asia where it grows in full sun and...

Image of Allium fistulosum photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Japanese Bunching Onion, Onion-leek, Scallion, Stone Leek)

The fresh savory flavor of scallions tastes even better when they are harvested straight from the garden. Also called Welsh onions or Japanese bunching onions, these easy-to-grow veggies are a must for the culinary garden. They originate from Asia and were brought to Europe in the 17th century where they quickly gained popularity.

These evergreen perennials form clumps of upright scallions with small white bases and upright greens that are rounded and hollow. Their flavor is much like that...

Image of Allium fistulosum

James H. Schutte

(Japanese Bunching Onion)

The fresh savory flavor of scallions tastes even better when they are harvested straight from the garden. Also called Welsh onions or Japanese bunching onions, these easy-to-grow veggies are a must for the culinary garden. They originate from Asia and were brought to Europe in the 17th century where they quickly gained popularity.

These evergreen perennials form clumps of upright scallions with small white bases and upright greens that are rounded and hollow. Their flavor is much like that...

(Japanese Bunching Onion)

The fresh savory flavor of scallions tastes even better when they are harvested straight from the garden. Also called Welsh onions or Japanese bunching onions, these easy-to-grow veggies are a must for the culinary garden. They originate from Asia and were brought to Europe in the 17th century where they quickly gained popularity.

These evergreen perennials form clumps of upright scallions with small white bases and upright greens that are rounded and hollow. Their flavor is much like that...

Image of Allium flavum photo by: Russell Stafford

Russell Stafford

(Fragrant Yellow Onion, Yellow Ornamental Onion)

Yellow ornamental onion is a compact bulbous perennial grown for its bright yellow, wispy flower clusters that appear in late spring to summer. Each cluster, or umbel, bears up to 60 bell-shaped flowers with prominent stamens; the flowers nod down as they open. Its clumps of slender blue-green leaves grasp the base of each leafless stem.

This allium is native to Europe and western Asia where it grows in full sun and well-drained, often sandy, soil. Bulbs should be planted in the autumn under...

Image of Allium giganteum photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Giant Flowering Onion, Giant Ornamental Onion)

During the summer, the giant flowering onion reaches the height of many adults. Atop this long stem sits a lavender-pink globe the size of an orange. Each globe contains fifty or more star-shaped flowers with prominent stamens. Long, strappy leaves whither before this giant emerges. The giant onion is native to central Asia, where it grows in well-drained, often sandy soil in full sun.

Plant this bulb in the autumn six inches deep (15 cm)in well-drained neutral soil. Onions are drought tolerant...

(Dutch Ornamental Onion)

Dutch ornamental onion sprouts a softball-sized globe of purplish pink, star-shaped flowers in the summer. The flower stalk rises several feet as the large, strappy leaves die back. This species is a natural hybrid variant of Allium aflatunense, which is native to central Asia. Alliums are in the onion family and thus release the familiar pungent fragrance when their leaves or stems are crushed. It thrives in well-drained, even sandy, neutral soil in full sun.

Plant this bulb in the...

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Ednie Flower Bulb, Inc.

(Dutch Ornamental Onion)

Closely allied to Central Asian species such as Allium stipitatum, this ornamental onion of garden origin bears softball-sized globes of violet-purple flowers on tall stems in late spring. The strappy basal leaves wither at flowering time. The bulbs and crushed leaves give off the familiar "onion smell".

This perennial thrives in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Plant it in fall and keep it well watered through the growing season. Lift and divide the bulbs only if they become...

Image of Allium karataviense photo by: Russell Stafford

Russell Stafford

(Turkestan Onion)

The Turkestan onion is a perennial onion bulb grown both for its late-spring to summer blooming globes of pale pink flowers and its pairs of long, grayish-purple leaves which grow almost horizontally. Unlike most ornamental onions, the Turkestan onion keeps its leaves even while in flower. However, all onions lose their foliage in even the mildest winter climates. As a member of the onion family, this plant releases the familiar pungent fragrance when its leaves or stems are crushed. It is native...

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International Flower Bulb Centre

(Turkestan Onion)

The Ivory Queen Turkestan onion is a perennial onion bulb grown both for its late-spring to summer blooming globes of white flowers and its pairs of long, grayish-purple leaves which grow almost horizontally. Unlike most ornamental onions, this one keeps its leaves while in flower. However, all onions lose their foliage in even the mildest winter climates. It is native to central Asia where it grows in well-drained soil in full sun.

Plant this bulb in the autumn four inches deep (10 cm) in fertile,...