These are species and varieties of onions with that do not grow very tall, and may be suited to use in a rock garden or riased bed, or growing in pots. They have clusters of flowers with pointed petals, which may be white, pink, purple, blue or, in a few cases, yellow.
Allium sikkimense has lovely cobalt blue flowers in a slightly nodding dense umbel.
||Late spring to early summer|
||open, sunny position|
||Alpine winter / part shade summer|
||well drained soil|
||20 - 60 cm|