Allium

Allium is a genus in the family Alliaceae. The genus includes onions grown for food, but also a number of decorative garden plants. It is a very large genus with close to 1000 species, most of which are native to the temperate regions of the northern hemisphere.

Allium oreophilum
Allium oreophilum

Mountain Lover

A low growing ornamental onion with fuchsia coloured flowers

Allium narcissiflorum
Allium narcissiflorum

A low-growing ornamental onion with nodding pink flowers.

Allium cernuum 'Hidcote'
Allium cernuum 'Hidcote'

Lady's Leek

A medium sized ornamental onion with clusters of hanging, magenta flowers.

Allium insubricum
Allium insubricum

Lombardy Garlic

A low growing ornamental onion with nodding clusters of mauve-pink flowers.

Allium cyathophorum var. farreri
Allium cyathophorum var. farreri

A small, delicate ornamental onion with one-sided clusters of purple flowers.

Allium christophii
Allium christophii

The Star of Persia

A medium sized ornamental onion with very large, globular clusters of star-shaped, lilac-pink flowers.

Allium caeruleum
Allium caeruleum

Blue Globe Onion

Tall ornamental onion with globe-shaped clusters of blue flowers.

Allium aflatunense
Allium aflatunense

Persian Onion

Tall ornamental onion with globe-shaped clusters of purple flowers.