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Allium falcifolium has unique scythe-like leaves and magenta-red flower heads. Great for the front of the border.
Allium flavum has open flower heads like exploding bright yellow fireworks.
Allium giganteum has huge, tightly formed, round, softball-sized inflorescences comprised of small lilac purple florets on tall stems.
Allium hirtifolium var. album is a four foot tall species with spheres of white.
Allium karataviense has huge six inch wide white and purple spheres atop broad, beautiful bluish-green foliage with purple undersides.
Allium karataviense 'Ivory Queen' has 2-3 broad, bluish-green leaves topped with large spheres of pure white florets.
Allium karataviense ssp. henrikki ('Red Globe') is a steroidal version of the species with huge leaves and reddish purple flower heads up to 8 inches across!
Allium macranthum is a rare species of wet habitats with delicate, pendulous, bell-shaped, pink to purple-pink flowers in a loose cluster.
Allium maximowiczii is an ornamental onion that somewhat resembles a tall chives but with silver-blue leaves resembling blue fescue.
'Jeannine' is a special form with bolder colour and more flowers.
Allium nigrum produces cool half spheres of white flowers with greenish-black centres offering a unique look in the garden.
Allium obliquum has blue stems to 3 feet holding sulphur yellow spheres of tiny florets. This is a rare and choice species.
Allium pskemense is a rare species with dramatic, inflated, blue-green leaves topped with white spheres in summer.
Allium rosenbachianum is an early-blooming large globe ornamental onion with four inch wide, dark violet spheres on three foot stems.
Allium sativum var. ophioscorodon is a curious form of garlic with twisting stems that create a cool sculptural effect in the garden.
Allium schubertii has rosey purple, star-shaped flowers arranged like an exploding firework that can be as big as a volleyball!
Allium scorodoprasum 'Art' is a zany and unique ornamental onion with open flower heads of magenta-red florets and little bulbils!
Allium 'Passion' is cool, zany, and unique with open flower heads of magenta-red florets and little bulbils!
Allium 'Blue Eddy' has twisty and twirly bluish foliage topped in late summer with lavender pink spheres. A great ornamental onion for the sun garden.
Allium 'Pink Planet' has bluish-green, twisting foliage and dense balls of silver-pink flowers in late summer.
Allium sphaerocephalon has two inch wide oval flower heads, green in bud, slowly turning a deep maroon and then deep pink.
Allium stipitatum 'White Giant' is the tallest of the white ornamental onions with huge 6-8 inch wide, pure white spheres.