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botanical name:
Allium karataviense
Allium karataviense © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Ornamental onion, Turkestan Onion
family:  Alliaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.30m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
Bulbous perennial with basal leaves produced in pairs, broadly elliptical and grey-green with reddish margins. Round heads of star shaped, pale pink tinged, white flowers from early summer.

Well drained soil in sun.

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