(a chive relative)
Allium altyncolicum - this C. Asian species was only recently
described, and is
very close to chives, A. schoenoprasum and ledebourianum. The fresh
immediately distinct in it's growth habit, being erect and nearly blue in
The flowers too, are reminiscent of chives, but appear as oversized
heads of lively light lavender pink; the individual florets much larger
typical for chives or A. schoenoprasum.
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