Allium christophii

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Allium christophii

Glorious, gigantic, starry, open globes
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Quick Facts
Hardiness Zone Range 4-8
Sun conditions Full to Partial Sun
Bulb Spacing 4"-8" apart
Naturalizes Yes
Height at Maturity 18" to 36"
Season of Bloom Late Spring
Detailed Product Info

Also known as the Star of Persia. Large, 8" to 10" wide globes, made up of about 50 individual star-shaped, amethyst colored florets, with a slight metallic sheen. Much loved by bees. Grows 18" to 36" high. Alliums are deer, rabbit and rodent resistant.

Growing Instructions

Alliums do best in full sun to partial shade They require a well-drained soil. Water in well after planting, beyond that normal rainfall should be sufficient. Allium bulbs should be planted 1-2 times as deep as the diameter of the bulb. Bulbs should be kept cool until ready to plant; and planted in fall at least a month before the ground freezes.