Tiny bulbs

Jane McGary janemcgary@earthlink.net
Sat, 14 Feb 2004 11:13:17 PST
Lisa Flaum wrote,

>How about Allium rubrovitattum?  Mine are in the ground, but I plan to 
>move one to a
>trough this year.  Tiny and really pretty, 1 bulb puts out 4-5 burgundy 
>Also Allium chamaemoly ssp littoralis, which I got from Monocot Nursery.

I feel that A. rubrovittatum is too tall and vigorous for a trough, but 
perhaps it would not be in Lisa's climate in the Midwest. I'd choose some 
of the really short-growing western American alliums such as A. 
siskiyouense or A. campanulatum, which produce only two leaves per bulb, I 

Jane Mcgary
Northwestern Oregon, USA

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