Allium roseum, L.
The type form is the Caucasian species roseum of botanists, hardy perennial, with finely cut leaves and large flower heads, having a ray of deep rosecoloured ligulate florets surrounding the yellow centre or disk.
The powdered root of P. roseum and other species is used in the manufacture of insect powders.
We add a select list of some of the more distinct annuals desirable for general cultivation as decorative plants for the open air Acroclinium roseum: half-hardy, I ft., rose-pink or white; everlasting.
Roseum is pink.
Roseum, mutabile, cupreum and rhodanthum, with red flowers; H.