Allium aflatunense Seeds...Purple Globe Allium Seed
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Height: 30" to 48"
Flower color: Purple
Bloom time: Late spring
Light: Full sun or part shade
Soil: Average to Rich, well drained
Other info: Bulbs will probably take three years from seed to bloom.
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|Germination: Slightly difficult. Sow seed in container on good seed starting mix. Cover seeds with mix. Place container inside sandwich baggie to retain moisture. Place container in location at 64-71°F for 2-4 weeks, then move container to 24-39°F for 4-6 weeks (in the freezer), then move container to 41-53°F (refrigerator) where seeds will germinate. Remove container from refrigerator after 4-6 weeks. (Using the paper towel, baggie method works well.)
-Or-, placing container after the initial 2-4 weeks at 64-71°F temperatures in an outdoor sheltered location in winter when temperatures are still freezing works well. Seeds should begin germinating when temperatures begin to warm.
Other photo:Allium aflatunense patch
1) Allium aflatunense at Dave's Garden
2) Allium aflatunense at Wikipedia
3) Allium aflatunense at USDA
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