Allium cowanii is a lovely smaller species with open, domed heads of pure white flowers on stems to about 12-16 inches high.
Allium cowanii, sometimes listed as A. neapolitanum 'Cowanii', is a lovely smaller species with open, domed heads of pure white flowers on stems to about 12-16 inches high. Ornamental onions offer intriguing spherical or egg-shaped inflorescences comprised of hundreds of tiny flowers. Available in the fall as dry bulbs and sometimes in the spring as potted plants.
Common Name: Ornamental Onion - [Spring B&B Pre-Order]
Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Dry, Average
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Dry grassy places and fields.
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia
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