{floral friday}

{floral friday #97}

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I think it's about time for another {floral friday}, don't you think?! ;)

Today I'm sharing another beauty my mom photographed a while back. The Allium Schubertii - also known as ornamental onion. Simply stunning!

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A few facts about Allium Schubertii:

  • It boasts huge 12-18" wide flowers on plants that are only 20" tall.
  • The flower is decorated with nearly 100 pink-rose flowers.
  • Allium Schubertii is also known as ornamental onion.
  • Bloom time is late spring to early summer.
  • Allium Schubertii is naturally found in the eastern Mediterranean and central Asia.

I'm partying here! ❤

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12 Comments

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    escargotine
    Friday May 2nd, 2014 at 02:18 PM

    so beautiful

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    'me'
    Friday May 2nd, 2014 at 11:35 PM

    so sweet and tender ! great !!!

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    France
    Sunday May 4th, 2014 at 02:32 PM

    Beautiful! I never saw this allium before. Do you know in what zones it can be planted? Thank you for this gorgeous picture.

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      Vanessa @ {nifty thrifty things}
      Sunday May 4th, 2014 at 04:10 PM

      Thank you so much for your sweet comment! ;)
      I read the flower can be planted in zones 5-8. I hope that helps. :)
      XO! Vanessa

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    Jennifer @ MondoMom
    Sunday May 4th, 2014 at 02:42 PM

    Lovely pictures! Thanks for sharing!

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    Elisabeth Andree
    Sunday May 4th, 2014 at 03:46 PM

    Hello Vanessa,
    Are you ok?
    Love the photos, it is striking how beautiful flowers look on close up pictures.

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      Vanessa @ {nifty thrifty things}
      Sunday May 4th, 2014 at 04:11 PM

      Hey Andrée! :)
      Everything is well over here – thank you!! How are you doing?
      Thank you so much for leaving some comment love! :D
      Have a wonderful Sunday!
      XO! Vanessa

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    Kimberly
    Sunday May 18th, 2014 at 01:09 AM

    This made me happy! I love flowers. Pinned. Thanks again, for sharing at our party. Lou Lou Girls

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    Jennifer Dawn
    Tuesday May 20th, 2014 at 11:43 PM

    Beauty found in the simply things…lovely!

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