{"id":5655521820821,"title":"Slimleaf Onion (Allium amplectens)","handle":"allium-amplectens","description":"\u003cspan\u003eThis native onion grows in specialized habitats that are seasonally wet but dry completely in the summer. Treat with care as this is one of our plants that is less common in the wild. In the garden, plant in soils that have winter moisture to enjoy pink pollinator-friendly blooms.\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"sfncontainer\"\u003e\n\u003cbutton type=\"button\" class=\"accordion\"\u003ePlant Details\u003c\/button\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"accordion-panel\"\u003e\n\u003ctable class=\"single_plant_view\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003ctbody data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth class=\"right\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003ehabitat\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd class=\"left\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cspan\u003eR\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003eocky bluffs and meadows\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth class=\"right\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003elight\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd class=\"left\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003eFull sun\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth class=\"right\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003emoisture\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd class=\"left\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cspan\u003eSeas\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003eonally moist to wet\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth class=\"right\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eheight\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd class=\"left\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e10 – 40 cm\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth class=\"right\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eflowering\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd class=\"left\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003eMay to June\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth class=\"right\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003ehabit\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd class=\"left\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003ePerennial forb from bulb\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth\u003eadvantages\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eDeer Resistant, Edible, Fragrant, Attracts Pollinators\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth class=\"right\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003ecompanion plants\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd class=\"left\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003eCommon Camas, California Oatgrass, Barestem Desert-parsley, Pacific Woodrush, Few-flowered Shootingstar, Self-heal, Fool's Onion, Western Rush\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003c\/tbody\u003e\n\u003c\/table\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cbutton type=\"button\" class=\"accordion\"\u003eSeed Details\u003c\/button\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"accordion-panel\"\u003e\n\u003ctable class=\"single_plant_view\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003ctbody data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth class=\"right\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eseeds\/packet\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd class=\"left\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eDetails coming soon\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth class=\"right\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eseeds\/gram\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd class=\"left\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan mce-data-marked=\"1\"\u003e774\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth class=\"right\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eseeds\/square meter \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/satinflowernurseries.ca\/a\/faq\" title=\"How do I calculate how much seed I need?\"\u003e*?\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd class=\"left\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003eDetails coming soon\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth class=\"right\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003esquare meters\/gram\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd class=\"left\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003eDetails coming soon\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth class=\"right\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003egermination\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd class=\"left\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eCold stratification is required. Sow in fall for spring germination. \u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth class=\"right\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eseeding info\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd class=\"left\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cspan\u003eSlimleaf Onion requires \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003ecold stratification\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e so must be sown in the fall to experience success with this species. When sown in fall, you will see grass-like seedlings in spring. A small spherical bulb forms in year one and the plants divide and grow surprisingly quickly, particularly in rich, moist soils. 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Treat with care as this is one of our plants that is less common in the wild. In the garden, plant in soils that have winter moisture to enjoy pink pollinator-friendly blooms.\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"sfncontainer\"\u003e\n\u003cbutton type=\"button\" class=\"accordion\"\u003ePlant Details\u003c\/button\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"accordion-panel\"\u003e\n\u003ctable class=\"single_plant_view\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003ctbody data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth class=\"right\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003ehabitat\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd class=\"left\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cspan\u003eR\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003eocky bluffs and meadows\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth class=\"right\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003elight\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd class=\"left\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003eFull sun\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth class=\"right\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003emoisture\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd class=\"left\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cspan\u003eSeas\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003eonally moist to wet\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth class=\"right\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eheight\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd class=\"left\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e10 – 40 cm\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth class=\"right\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eflowering\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd class=\"left\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003eMay to June\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth class=\"right\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003ehabit\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd class=\"left\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003ePerennial forb from bulb\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth\u003eadvantages\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eDeer Resistant, Edible, Fragrant, Attracts Pollinators\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth class=\"right\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003ecompanion plants\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd class=\"left\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003eCommon Camas, California Oatgrass, Barestem Desert-parsley, Pacific Woodrush, Few-flowered Shootingstar, Self-heal, Fool's Onion, Western Rush\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003c\/tbody\u003e\n\u003c\/table\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cbutton type=\"button\" class=\"accordion\"\u003eSeed Details\u003c\/button\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"accordion-panel\"\u003e\n\u003ctable class=\"single_plant_view\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003ctbody data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth class=\"right\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eseeds\/packet\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd class=\"left\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eDetails coming soon\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth class=\"right\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eseeds\/gram\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd class=\"left\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan mce-data-marked=\"1\"\u003e774\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth class=\"right\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eseeds\/square meter \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/satinflowernurseries.ca\/a\/faq\" title=\"How do I calculate how much seed I need?\"\u003e*?\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd class=\"left\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003eDetails coming soon\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth class=\"right\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003esquare meters\/gram\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd class=\"left\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003eDetails coming soon\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth class=\"right\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003egermination\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd class=\"left\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eCold stratification is required. Sow in fall for spring germination. \u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth class=\"right\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eseeding info\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd class=\"left\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cspan\u003eSlimleaf Onion requires \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003ecold stratification\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e so must be sown in the fall to experience success with this species. When sown in fall, you will see grass-like seedlings in spring. A small spherical bulb forms in year one and the plants divide and grow surprisingly quickly, particularly in rich, moist soils. Expect flowering in year 3. \u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003c\/tbody\u003e\n\u003c\/table\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e"}

Slimleaf Onion Allium amplectens

Plant Description
This native onion grows in specialized habitats that are seasonally wet but dry completely in the summer. Treat with care as this is one of our plants that is less common in the wild. In the garden, plant in soils that have winter moisture to enjoy pink pollinator-friendly blooms.
habitat Rocky bluffs and meadows
light Full sun
moisture Seasonally moist to wet
height 10 – 40 cm
flowering May to June
habit Perennial forb from bulb
advantages Deer Resistant, Edible, Fragrant, Attracts Pollinators
companion plants Common Camas, California Oatgrass, Barestem Desert-parsley, Pacific Woodrush, Few-flowered Shootingstar, Self-heal, Fool's Onion, Western Rush
seeds/packet Details coming soon
seeds/gram 774
seeds/square meter *? Details coming soon
square meters/gram Details coming soon
germination Cold stratification is required. Sow in fall for spring germination. 
seeding info Slimleaf Onion requires cold stratification so must be sown in the fall to experience success with this species. When sown in fall, you will see grass-like seedlings in spring. A small spherical bulb forms in year one and the plants divide and grow surprisingly quickly, particularly in rich, moist soils. Expect flowering in year 3.
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