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Allium stellatum

Common name prairie onion
Family alliaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z3-8)
Flowers pink (summer)
Size 12-18"
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes drought-tolerant

Flat, narrow grass-like leaves, tiny star-flowers in rounded clusters. Primary difference with A. cernuum is the lack of tendency for the umbel to nod.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following areas: curve garden (back lobe), sale plot

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '10/'11 exchange. Baggy 70F (5w; 47%G, 11-29d) - 35F (8w) - 70F (42%G, 3d). Seeds sprouted after cold stage fared much better as seedlings.

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