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Allium acuminatum
Allium acuminatum

Family: Amaryllidaceae
Hardiness: Z6-8, likely colder
Mature Size: 5"-12"
Exposure: Sun
Bloom Time: May-June
Moisture Needs: Moist winter-spring, can take drier in summer
Origin: West of the Rockies US and British Columbia
Price: $12.00
Pot Size: Small Band Pot

Stock Status:In Stock
Product Code: P4667

Tapertip Onion.  Western US and BC native growing in open rocky areas, stabilized screes, subalpine meadows.  One of the best colored natives with nice heads of magenta rose flowers on stems from 5-12 inches tall depending on how happy and mature it is.  The leaves wither before flowering leaving the stage to the star.  Ideal for rock gardens, this can take some summer dry.  Frequently harvested by Native Americans, we are fortunate to have Walla Walla sweet onions in our state so that we can simply enjoy Tapertip Onions in the garden.  A naturally small single bulb unprofitably grown from seed...........