|This gallery depicts just some of the many color forms of Allium flavum ssp. tauricum. It seems that no two seedlings are quite the same, and after a dozen years of growing and selecting the best, the color spectrum continues to expand with many beautiful pastels, often muted, subtle, almost indescribable hues, to exciting sizzling color forms heretofore unheard of in the genus Allium.|
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The many color forms of Allium flavum ssp. tauricum
Allium flavum ssp. tauricum 'Lobster Bisque'
a dwarf growing selection with uniquely
hued coral-salmon-pink flowers, indeed
the color of New England lobster bisque.
Allium flavum ssp. tauricum 'Touch of Honey'
sibling seedling to 'Lobster Bisque', this too
is a dwarf growing plant (3"-5" ) with hard-to-
capture light pink flowers tinged yellow-beige.
Allium flavum ssp. tauricum 'Silver Shrimp'
one of the best clumping sorts, semi-dwarf at 9"
tall, with fine, thin silvery stems and foliage, and
a bouquet of soft coral shrimp-pink flowers.
Allium flavum ssp. tauricum - unnamed
dwarf (3") seedling in Marsha Russell's
garden with deep pink flowers. Growth is
nearly prostrate. Photo by Marsha Russell.
Allium flavum ssp. tauricum - mixed 2-year
seedlings, showing some good pink colors,
and a promising pale cream on the right.
Allium flavum ssp. tauricum - 'Pastel Parasol' on
the left and 'Pink Parasol' on the right. Excellent
prostrate-growing sorts, only 3" tall in bloom.
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