jesdianum ssp. angustitepalum
jesdianum ssp. angustitepalum is among the finest of the large-headed
melanocrommyum alliums for the garden, and at about 24" (60 cm) it's
not too big
either. The pale, near-white center to the tepals and the white stamens
lovely two-toned effect. Previously known as Allium 'Per Wendelbo'
the renowned plantsman responsible for numerous introductions of bulbous
from Afghanistan and Central Asian regions. It's also been
distributed in the past as A. rosenbachianum, a completely different
Photos by Mark
(taken May 2002)
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