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Allium karataviense

Turkistan Ornamental Onion

  • »  Low-growing, thick green leaves
  • »  Large globes of muted pink star flowers
  • »  Deer resistant

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Low growing, thick gray-green leaves emerge in spring in pairs. From the center of each pair comes a short stalk with a large bud that opens in summer to reveal a large muted pink sphere of star-shaped flowers. Deer resistant!

Foliage Color
Green
Maintenance and Care
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Supports Bees
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Flower Color
Pink
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Early Summer
Summer Bloomer
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Habit
Compact
Ground Cover
Soil Moisture
Dry Soil
Average Water
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Allium karataviense

Thrives in full sun. Thrives in moist but well-drained soil. Prune off spent bloom stalk once flowers pass. Clean up dead foliage after a hard freeze. Plants may slowly naturalize but are not considered invasive.