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Allium ursinum


Ramsons, Buckrams, Wild Garlic




Origin:  Europe and Russia.
Family
Amaryllidaceae
Genus
Allium
Species
ursinum
Category
Bulbs, Perennials, Weeds
USDA Hardiness Zone
5 - 9
Canadian Hardiness Zone
4a - Requires cool season protection under glass.
RHS Hardiness Zone
H3 - H7
Temperature (°C)
-29 -(-1)
Temperature (°F)
-20 - 30
Height
15 - 30 cm
Spread
15 - 30 cm
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
May
Landscape
Beautification and culinary applications.
Cultivation
Sunny, fertile grounds with adequate moisture.
Growth
Fast
Flower/Leaf Bud Description
Small, round buds springing from the crown.
Leaf Description
Three deep green leaves with a strong an onion aroma emitted if broken or bruised.
Flower Description
White star-shaped flowers with approximately twenty petals.
Propagation
Division of clumps and seed.
Ethnobotanical Uses (Disclaimer)
The flowers are edible.
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