Allium atroviolaceum

Quick Characteristics:

Height: 80-100 cm (2.6-3.3 ft)
Flower Colors: purple

Allium atroviolaceum Boiss. is a tall species with a 4" (10 cm+) nice drumstick head. It grows in the Eastern Mediterranean region with its western limit in Apulia which is the only occurrence in Italy. At the time of flowering, the leaves have already dried and disappeared. It is listed as vulnerable in the Regional Red List. Photo in habitat by Angelo Porcelli.

Allium atroviolaceum, Angelo Porcelli

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