Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Bees
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Bloom Color
Pink
Purple
White
Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Rock Garden
Long Blooming
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil
Requires excellent drainage, drought tolerant

Allium ampeloprasum

Leek

Popular onion-like vegetable that is great in soups and salads. Lavender blooms appear from July to August, and the seeds ripen in August. This species has the same medicinal virtues as garlic, but in a much milder and less effective form. The whole plant is said to repel insects and moles.

Height:

24-36 Inches

Allium (al'-i-um)

Family: Alliaceae · Common Name: Chives

Globes of lavender or white flowers on slender stalks above grassy leaves. Excellent seasoning used fresh, dried or in herbal vinegars. Showy plants attractive in the herb or flower garden.

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