Allium tanguticum Regel

Lavender Globe Lily

Herb with ovoid bulbs. Leaves several, linear, flat, hairy below, shorter than stems. Inflorescence to 40 cm, stem solid. Flowers numerous, 3 mm long, star-shaped; summer.Tepals violet-purple, midvein darker.

Western China.

Sometimes grown in gardens as a border plant in full sun.

Updated by: Niels Klazenga, March 2018

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Lilianae
order      Asparagales
family       Amaryllidaceae
genus        Allium L.