Allium 2012

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bulborum
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Thanks Mark

to simple to think of

Stephen

Do you have a link to your FB  ;D site ??

Roland

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Stephen Barstow Malvik, Norway 63.4N Age: Lower end of the 20-25,000 day range

Lori S.
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Catching up with a few alliums...Allium ovalifolium v. ovalifolium:    

Allium nutans - still not yet in bloom:  

Allium ostrowskianum and A. moly:  

Allium obliquum; Allium giganteum(?):  

I got lazy with the records one year and failed to note this one on the map... but I think I've come to the right place for an ID... ;)

Allium cernuum and Dianthus fragrans:

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Hello Lori

Your Allium giganteum is sure wrong labelledHere a picture from the real onesee the different shape of the petals

Roland

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Lori S.
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Thanks, Roland.  If I recall correctly now, I think it's 'Globemaster'... does that fit?  Here's another photo of the same plants:

http://www.pacificbulbsociety.org/pbswiki/index.php/BigBallAlliums

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Here is the picture from the real Allium Globemasternot sure if yours is Allium GlobemasterMy picture is a pour plant

yours looks more as Allium GladiatorThe bulbs are easy to recogniselarge and flat , double wide as high

The bad storyAllium Gladiator is often sold as Allium Globemaster or A. giganteum in the trade

Roland

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Lori S.
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The bulbs were planted so long ago that I don't recall the shape... though it certainly sounds memorable and I don't remember planting any alliums that were shaped so unusually ('Gladiator' - "large and flat, double wide as high").  I haven't had any reason to dig them up since, but if I do, I will take note. 

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bulborum
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Globemaster also has a "double" flowerstemit looks if there are two stems stick together

Roland

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Anyone know anything about Allium loratum. got a pot full of the bulbs, but no cultural, geographical or indeed any information on it?TIA

Lori S.
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We might as well post a link to the answer to the same question about A. loratum, posted at SRGC, rather than have anyone have to type it all out again:http://www.srgc.net/forum/index.php?topic=8329.msg252566#msg252566

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