An ideal choice for rock gardens or pathways where the flowers can be admired up close. Also known as Star of Persia. Allium cristophii produces striking globes of violet, star-shaped flowers in early summer. The leaves wither before the flowers appear in early summer. It makes a wonderful cut flower. It has an attractive glaucous grey foliage that emerges in early spring followed by long lasting large globe-like heads of lilac starry blooms, 30 cm to 50 cm in diameter. by greg17815. Allium Christophii is also known as Star of Persia is a bulbous flower that is lavender in color and the ball of smaller flowers can reach up to 10 inches wide. 2 bulbs per bag. Looks amazing coming up between larger plants and Ornamental grasses. The long, linear leaves die back before the blooms appear in early summer. • Description. ): 170: Gram to get 1000 plants (if sown directly into pots etc. AGM award winner. Allium christophii Star of Persia Seeds! Gigantic heads of silvery lilac on a stocky 30-40cm stem. It's a great companion with other early summer blooming flowers such as Oriental Poppies. Allium Christophii - Common name:Ornamental Onion - Allium Christophii produces softball-sized starbursts of amethyst pink flowers on 14" stems. This fits your . A dome of spiky little florets give this allium a sparkling brilliance. The enormous, 8-10" globes are violet-pink with a silvery sheen. Plants may self-seed in the garden. Grams per 1000 seeds: 5.88235 Gram: Seeds per Gram (does not correspond to the number of plants! Allium chistophii (Star Of Persia Allium) is fabulous perennial in the garden with its huge 10" diameter pink flower heads on a small growing plant. Christophii blooms in late spring to early summer and the dried seed heads last for months. Also known as Star of Persia. Plant several together to create a cluster of blooms that will definitely catch you will need a larger quantity): 20 Gram: Sowing Rates/Trays: 6 per cell: Plug tray recommended size(s): open flats / 72: Sowing Direction: H x S: 60cm x 20cm. Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit (AGM) You will receive enough seed for at least 30+ plants. Noteworthy Characteristics. Deadhead flowers before seed sets to help control any unwanted spread. The seeds are small, so don’t bother sowing them carefully one by one. Beautiful curled grey-green leaves. Best alliums to grow – Allium decipiens. Allium christophii (Allium albopilosum) Star of Persia or Persian Onion. It makes a wonderful cut flower. Keep the soil moist until you see the first green sprouts pop up. Make sure this fits by entering your model number. This great lily relative gets grass like foliage and this species gets fairly large clusters of light purple flowers. Bulb size 12+cm. Allium christophii syn albopilosum. Use the seed heads in dried flower arrangements. Available from these sellers. It is deer and rodent resistant which is always a bonus. Allium cristophii is a fantastic choice for sunny borders, and works well when planted in drifts with ornamental grasses and other alliums. 3 Allium decipiens. Best alliums to grow – Allium christophii. A magnificent flowering bulbous perennial for the border. Allium christophii, commonly called star of Persia, is a bulbous perennial that is ornamentally grown for its spring bloom of large, spherical, pale lavender flowerheads. Up for bid are seeds of the Star of Persia. Cover the seeds with 1/4 inch of soil and water well using the soaker attachment on your hose so you don’t disturb them. Just broadcast them liberally around the growing area. Grasses and other alliums per 1000 seeds: 5.88235 Gram: seeds per Gram ( not! 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