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Genus: A

Acanthus
bear's breech
Acorus
sweet flag
Actinidia
hardy kiwi fruit; bower vine; kolomikta vine; tara vine
Adiantum
northern maidenhair fern
Agastache
Giant hyssop
Ajuga
Bugleweed
Akebia
five-leaved akebia
Allium
onion; chives
Ammophila
American beachgrass
Amphicarpaea
hog peanut
Amsonia
Arkansas blue-star; blue star; thread-leaf blue star; willow amsonia
Andropogon
big bluestem; turkey-foot
Anemone
Canada anemone
Antennaria
pussytoes
Anthoxanthum
sweet vernal grass
Apios
Indian potato; groundnut
Aquilegia
Columbine
Aralia
sarsparilla
Arctostaphylos
bearberry; kinnikinick
Arenaria
Arisaema
Aristolochia
Armeria
sea pink
Aruncus
Goatsbeard
Arundinaria
canebrake bamboo; large cane; small canebrake bamboo; southern cane; switch cane
Arundo
giant reed; Italian reed; cana brava
Asarum
Wild ginger
Asclepias
butterfly weed; swamp milkweed
Asimina
pawpaw
Aster
aster
Athyrium
lady fern
Atrichum
(moss)

Next: B

Catalog as of January 02, 2016

Allium

(Amaryllidaceae - amaryllis family)
Onion. Four-hundred or more species of mostly strong-scented perennial herbs. Includes several important vegetables, as well as a number of species which are cultivated as ornamentals.

cepa viviparum peren • ht 2'. • zones 5-10

top onion; walking onion; Egyptian onion


edible, sun
(origin unknown)

Produces small bulbs, up to 1" in diameter, in the flower cluster in place of blossoms. These bulbs can be used to start new plants. Grown chiefly for use as scallions, although the onions can be used also.

cat # 9X2K
$8.95 each / 3+, $8.50 ea


Allium cernuum - Jun 28 Allium cernuum - Aug 1 Allium cernuum - Aug 6
cernuum peren • ht 1½'; fl stalks to 2' • zones 3-8

nodding wild onion


native, dry - moist, part shade - sun
US

Bears nodding clusters of white to rose flowers atop upright stalks in summer. A rugged plant, growing naturally in dry, rocky or gravelly situations. Has been recommended as one of the best of the native ornamental Alliums.

cat # 9X2L
$7.95 each / 3-9, $7.50 ea / 10+, $6.95 ea


fistulosum peren • ht 2' • zones 4-10

Welsh onion; spring onion

Allium fistulosum - May 29 Allium fistulosum - May 29


edible, sun
of cult. origin

Bears dense, globular clusters of small white flowers in early summer. Cultivated mainly for its leaves, which are used as scallions. Begins growth early in spring.

cat # 9X2S
$8.95 each


schoenoprasum peren • ht 2" • zones 3-10

chives

Allium schoenoprasum - May 31 Allium schoenoprasum - May 21


edible, sun
Eurasia

Forms a dense, rounded clump. Clusters of small purple flowers are borne on stalks just above the foliage in early summer. Cultivated for its leaves, which are popular as a seasoning, but also has ornamental value.

cat # 9X3S
$6.95 each / 3-9, $6.50 ea / 10+, $5.95 ea


tricoccum peren • ht 6"; fl stalks to 20" • zones 3-7 or 8

wild leek; ramp

Allium tricoccum - Apr 10


native, edible, sun - shade
eastern and central North America

The broad leaves of this very distinctive species, which look much like those of lily-of-the-valley, appear in early spring. Leaves wither before the clusters of small, creamy-white flowers appear in June or July. Prefers moist, rich soil and part shade (but should grow well in full sun as long as the soil is moist). Often grows in large beds in the wild. A popular wild edible in many parts of its native range, it is considered by many to be the best of our native onion species for edibility. The bulbs and tender young leaves have a mild onion flavor, and are used in many of the same ways as other onions. An indication of the plant's popularity in many parts of its native range is the annual Ramps Festival held each spring in the Great Smoky Mountains.

cat # 9X3V
$9.95 each / 3-9, $9.50 ea / 10+, $8.95 ea


Allium tuberosum - Aug 22 Allium tuberosum - Aug 27 Allium tuberosum - Aug 28 Allium tuberosum - Aug 28 Allium tuberosum
tuberosum peren • ht 18" • zones 3-10

Chinese chives


edible, sun
eastern Asia

Small, fragrant flowers appear in flat-topped clusters in late summer. The leaves, which have a mild garlic flavor, can be used as a seasoning like ordinary chives.

cat # 9X3W
$7.95 each / 3-9, $7.50 ea / 10+, $6.95 ea