Allium coryi M.E.Jones
Allium coryi belongs to the group of bulbous and tuberous plants.
Allium coryi was described by Marcus Eugene Jones in 1930. The name is considered as validly published.
Allium coryi is a species in the genus Allium which contains approximately 943 to 1011 species and belongs to the family of the Alliaceae (Garlic Family). The type species of the genus is Allium sativum.
The plants are comparatively long-lived and reach heights of 15 to 45 centimetres.
Allium coryi is deciduous. The simple leaves are basal. They are linear with entire margins and parallel venation.
Flowers and Fruits
Allium coryi produces umbels of yellow flowers from May to June.
The plants produce loculicidal capsules.
Allium coryi is native to Texas.
The plants prefer a sunny to half-shady situation on dry to moderately moist soil. The substrate should be sandy-loamy, gritty-loamy or sandy clay soil. They tolerate temperatures down to -29Â°C (USDA zone 5).
Maintenance and Propagation
Pests and Diseases
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