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Perennial

Allium christophii

Star of Persia

  • Large purple spheres
  • Green straplike foliage
  • Showy and easy to grow

Fleshy, strap-like foliage forms a mound that gives rise to a thick stalk bearing a sphere of buds in May. By mid to late May buds open to form a beefy circle of lavender bloom that lords above the foliage. Unique, showy and easy to grow!