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Allium rosenbachianum Regel

Plant 50-70 cm. Bulbs globose, 1.5-2.5 cm diam., with blackish papery tunics. Leaves 2-3, linear-lanceolate or broadly linear, 1-5 cm broad, much shorter than scape. Umbel spherical, lax, many-flowered, pedicels unequal. Perianth segments rose-violet, with a darker nerve. V - March-April to end June. Fl - May-June for three weeks. Fr - July. P - by seed sown in March or by offsets. Tolerant of partial shade but does better in full sun. Good for group planting and as a cut flower. Z 4 (3).

Central Asia (southwestern Pamiro Alay). In mountains, on rocky places and talus, in shade of rocks and trees.


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