Allium Giganteum

Allium sphaerocephalum

Like a giant onion

  • Allium Giganteum
  • Allium Giganteum
  • Allium Giganteum
  • Allium Giganteum
  • Allium Giganteum
  • Allium Giganteum
  • Flower name
    Allium Giganteum
  • Scientific name
    Allium sphaerocephalum
  • Alias花葱, Allium, アリウム
  • Place of originnorthern Africa, western Asia, and Iran
  • Place of floweringGarden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement, Botanical Gardens, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonJuly
  • Language of flowersIn order to

What is Allium Giganteum

Allium sphaerocephalum , Drumstick Allium, Round-headed Leek, Round-headed Garlik, Ball-headed Onion, (scientific name: Allium sphaerocephalum) is a bulbous plant native to northern Africa, western Asia, and Iran, belonging to the family Amaryllidaceae, the family Allium. It is a small-flowered variety of Allium. The plant grows to 50-60 cm in height and produces spherical flowers 1-6 cm in diameter in July in diffuse inflorescences. The flowers are green in color at first, but gradually turn reddish purple from the top of the head, and bloom from the top down, giving it its Japanese name, which is derived from the red-crowned crane. It grows naturally in sunny, well-drained soil. At the flower shop, it looked rather complicatedly bent, but originally it seems to grow straight. There is an underground bulb about 3 cm in diameter. The species name "sphaerocephalum" means "spherical head" in Latin.

Common name: Allium sphaerocephalum, scientific name: Allium sphaerocephalum, subnames: Drumstick Allium, Round-headed Leek, Round-headed Garlik, Ball-headed Onion. Height: 50-60 cm, Bulb: Oval, Flowering season: July, Flower diameter: 1-6 cm, Flower color: Green to reddish purple, Inflorescence form: Scatelliform, Corolla form: Globe to oval, Pot plants, Garden plants, Rock plants, Rock plants, Dried flowers garden, cut flowers, dried flowers.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    A. Giganteum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    6-petaled flower
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeBulbous plants
  • Flower colorsRed
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height50.0 ~ 6.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 6.0 cm

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