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Allium kermesinum

 
Common name crimson leek; kamnik leek
Family alliaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers red (aug-sep)
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below
Seed ripenslate September

Chive-like foliage, with red flowers in late summer. Forms enlarged bases (like green onions) rather than bulbs.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '03 trade. Pot 65F (70%G, 9-30d)
  2. Seed from '08 garden. Baggy 70F (21d; 6%G, 5d)


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