light blue garlic

Allium caesium (light blue garlic) is a flowering allium native to dry areas of central Asia at elevations of 700 to 2,000 meters. It grows well in partial shade to full sun and produces round sky blue flowers that are attractive to bees and butterflies.

Botanical Name Allium caesium
Common Name light blue garlic
Family Amaryllidaceae
USDA Zone 4 thru 7
Light Requirement Full Sun
Season(s) of interest summer, fall
Height and Spread 10-16in x 6-8in (25-40cm x 15-20cm)
Flower Color Pale Blue to Lavender
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Pollinators
Additional Information Not Native to the US Midwest. Native to Central Asia
Location in Lurie Garden Northeast Light Plate, Southeast Light Plate


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