round-headed leek

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Noun1.round-headed leek - Old World leek with a spherical bulbround-headed leek - Old World leek with a spherical bulb
alliaceous plant - bulbous plants having a characteristic pungent onion odor
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Allium Sphaerocephalon A striking Allium bearing dense green drumstick flower heads that will mature to purple-crImson and gently fade as summer comes to a close.
Begin by adding grit for drainage and part-filling with specialist bulb compost.Next, plant a late-flowering bulb variety like Allium sphaerocephalon (round-headed garlic).
The drumstick onion (Allium sphaerocephalon) has reliable burgundy blossoms about 1-inch wide.
For a few pounds, you can make a real show of Allium sphaerocephalon, the roundheaded leek (although its flower heads are more egg-shape than spherical).
Worth PS5.95, just remember to ask for 50 allium sphaerocephalon when you order 40 bulbs.
Chemical composition and antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of essential oil of Allium sphaerocephalon L.
Drumstick Alliums (Allium sphaerocephalon) with reddish-purple fuzz balls atop 24-inch stems bring a dramatic, whimsical touch to borders, perennial beds or grassland plantings in May--June.