Sequim Rare Plants, Sequim, WA 98382

Allium sikkimense

Allium sikkimenseAllium sikkimense

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•  Common name: sikkim onion
•  Flowering season: summer blooming
•  Height: 6 inches
•  Light requirements: full sun to half-a-day shade
•  Soil requirements: average to rich soil that is well drained
•  Water requirments: average
•  Growth habit: grows as a small clump
•  How to propagae: divide an older plant in spring
•  Leaf type: thin grass-like leaves
•  Ways to use it: grows well in a pot or planted in the ground

This low growing ornamental onion has sky blue flowers in summer. With its narrow leaves and low height, it is suitable for a rock garden or planted with other low growing flowers at the front edge of a bed. Once established, it is undemanding. It is also known as Allium kansuense. USDA Zones 6 - 8 in the East, Zones 6 - 9 in the West.


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