Allium Elatum Back to Plants
Flowering time: Mid May.
Placement: Sunny, open spot.
Planting depth: 4” deep with at least 6” apart. This is a large plant which likes a lot of room to grow.
Soil type: any good soil ,
Frosthardiness and USDA Zone: Hardy in zones 3-8.
Recommended planting time: fall
Origin: Bokhara, the mountains of Pakistan. Introduced in 1882. Bulb size: 12 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.