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Nectaroscordum siculum ssp. bulgaricum

Nectaroscordum siculum ssp. bulgaricum
Sicilian honey lily

Synonym(s) Allium bulgaricum
Common name Sicilian honey lily
Family alliaceae
Life cycle perennial bulb (Z5-10)
Flowers purple (late spring)
Size 4'
Light sun-part shade

Reminds us of some fritillaries, with its dusky purple pendant flowers on tall stalks. Makes quite a voluminous mass of strappy leaves in spring. Ours grow in the raised bed within our side garden.

Nectaroscordum siculum ssp. bulgaricum

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

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