Sunday, December 30, 2007

A great Christmas gift!

I got some of these from my friend Virginia. Nectaroscordum siculum.........I was unfamiliar.

This morning I looked them up on the Google. They are Alliums! Some of my favorites!

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure - full sun
Moisture Needs- Average
Critter Resistance- Rabbit, Deer, Squirrel resistant
Nature Attraction- Butterflies
Growth Rate- Medium
Secondary Plant Type- Spring Bulbs
Bulb Bloom Time- Late Spring
Foliage Color- Green
Uses- Naturalizing, Rock Garden

I am going to get them in the ground today!


Angie said...

Hey Janie!

I knew they were alluims! I think a casual name is mediterrain bells! Still jealous of all the things you can grow at your zone!

janie said...

Thanks for the additional info, Angie.

Glad to see you!

Arati said...

oh wow! these are beautiful! did they grow well?

janie said...

Yes, they did! Alliums grow very well here, if you pick the right variety. These are among my favorites!