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Allium sikkimense

Family: Amaryllidaceae

Common name: ONION

Native to: China, Himalayas, Tibet

Sentiment: prosperity

Plant

Types: biennial, perennial

Forms: erect, tufted

Max height: 1.3 feet

Max width: 1 foot

Flower

blue/green, pink

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, bee, specific butterfly species

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: average

USDA Zones: zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: -10 to +40 °F

Water: dry, regular