Allium flavum var. tauricum 'Earthworks'
an earthy pinkish-beige that clumps up well

Allium flavum var. tauricum 'Earthworks'    copyright  2001 Mark McDonough

Photo by Mark McDonough

The flower color in the 'Earthworks' selection is hard to
accurately describe, an odd shade of pale pinkish-beige.
The pedicels are decidedly pink, most evident close to
the stalk. The overall impression of the silver-stemmed
clumps in bloom, is that of warm, earthy, pinkish-tan carpet,
which compliments pink and pale yellow flowers growing
adjacent.  Notice too, that the florets are indivually small
and narrow, not the waxy bell-shaped flowers on most
of my selections, but the abundance of bloom and neat
habit more than compensate. Click here to see a large
grouping of this selection in flower.


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