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Allium karataviense

Allium

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour

Pink

Feature

Flowers, Dramatic foliage

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

photo by Graham Strong, copyright GAP Photos (59400)

Plant details

A fine, easy to grow species with very broad, ornamental, flat, blue-green leaves and producing dense, whitish, pink to rose, globular heads of flowers in spring. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

Family: Alliaceae

Genus: Allium

Species: karataviense

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Pink

Foliage colour: Blue-green

Feature: Flowers, Dramatic foliage

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 25cm

Spread: 10cm

Time to divide plants: March to May


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