Genus: Allium Family: Amaryllidaceae
tip written on the original label: "please use planter as protection against vole-eating".
planted on September 21st 2018;
showed first signs of blooming on April 23rd 2019;
high toleration to strong wind, rain, storm and heavy snow;
first allium that bloomed has a hint of purple, slightly whiteish;
called "Aflatunsky onions" in Russian;
often confused with A. hollandicum.
Origin and habitat: native to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan in Central Asia.
36-inch-tall (0.9 m) bulbous perennial plant, with flower heads being dense, globular umbels, about 4 inches (10 cm) across, made up of numerous star-shaped, purplish-pink flowers.