Allium decipiens

Quick Characteristics:

Flower Colors: pink, purple

Allium decipiens Fisch. ex Schult. & Schult.f. ranges from eastern Europe to Siberia and northern Turkey. It has glossy green lorate leaves held close to the ground, and tall stems to 3' (90 cm) with lovely domed clusters of pink to lilac starry blooms. The second photo shows the pink form of Allium nigrum L. in early anthesis and a single Allium decipiens bloom just behind. The first two photos by Mark McDonough and the last three by Wietse Mellema.

Allium decipiens, Mark McDonoughAllium nigrum pink and Allium decipiens, Mark McDonoughAllium decipens, Wietse MellemaAllium decipens, Wietse MellemaAllium decipens, Wietse Mellema

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