nutans - extra wide leaf form
Photo by Mark
I once received a selected good form of Allium
nutans, having bold grayish foliage.
However it pales in comparison to this stalwart selection. Unnamed thus
superior selection has remarkably broad, thick, fleshy gray foliage that
In July and August (sometimes lasting into September), strongly winged
appear showing the characteristic nodding buds (hence the name: nutans),
the stems perhaps more coiled in this selection. The buds eventually
and open into dense 2-1/2" to 3" balls of fragrant white
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