The Allium hookeri, is widespread in East Asia (India, China) and is eaten like chives in salad.
Allium hookeri var. muliense is not generally available from nurseries and is native to forest edges and alpine meadows in China (Sichuan, Yunnan) at altitudes of between 2800 m and 4000 m.
This is an unusual ornamental plant; its broad leaves have “an air of hemerocallis” about them and it has bright yellow globe-shaped blooms.
Height of the inflorescences: 60 to -70 cm.
Grow in the sun or slight shade in moist, humus-rich, light and well-drained soil.
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- 0,5L pot
- Hardiness zones : zone 7-10
- Height: 50 to 70cm
- Plant spacing: 30 cm
- Flower colour: green yellow
- Flowering period: summer flowers
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