Allium “Mars” Back to Plants
Out of same seedling mix as Mount Everest. Flower color is a clean, dark purple, compared to Stipitatum, which is more of a pink. Height is about 4 feet. Both hybrids are definite improvements on the original.
Flowering time: late May
Placement: full exposure
Planting depth: 4-5”
Frosthardiness and USDA Zone: 3-8
Bulb size: 14 cm/up
If you familiarize yourself with the origin and natural growing conditions of these plants, you can avoid a great many costly mistakes. For instance, a plant that originates from a harsh land-climate will not do well in a tropical or sub-tropical climate, although it might prosper on higher elevations in such a climate.