Allium sieheanum

Allium sieheanum - A dwarf Turkish species, it resembles a miniature version of Allium pulchellum, with procumbent wiry stems, and numerous tiny rose purple flowers suspended on very long pedicels of the same intense rose color. Blooms in June-July. Photo by Mark McDonough.

Allium sieheanum, Mark McDonough

In the following form from Turkey, originally from the Mac Phail and Watson expedition back in the 1970s, the heads of bloom varied from loose and open, to tight and globular. The following drawing shows the beautiful form with tight, globular heads of blue-purple florets. B&W drawing by Mark McDonough.

Allium sieheanum, Mark McDonough

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