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Alpine rosy bells

Allium oreophilum

Alpine rosy bells is part of the Allium genus and its scientific name is Allium oreophilum.

Deer resistant, naturalizes rapidly in full sun, loose, open umbrels of dark rich pink blooms

Alpine rosy bells grows as a perennial and is an ornamental. Being a perennial plant, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Normally reaches to a mature height of 9.75 inches (or 25.0 cm). Expect blooming to occur in late spring.

Turkmenistan is believed to be where Alpine rosy bells originates from.

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How to grow Alpine rosy bells

  • Full Sun

prefers well-drained soil

A full sun position will ensure your plant thrives. Use Zone 3 - Zone 8 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Keep in mind when planting that Alpine rosy bells is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures.

See our list of companion Plants for Alpine rosy bells to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Alpine rosy bells from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 2.34 inches (6.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 5.07 inches (13.0 cm).

Transplanting Alpine rosy bells

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Alpine rosy bells is a hardy plant.

Common Alpine rosy bells problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Alpine rosy bells plants:

White rot
Bulb rot
Purple blotch
Gray mold

onion fly, thrips

Other names for Alpine rosy bells

Pink lily leek

Allium ostrowskianum

Alpine rosy bells care instructions

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