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Ixiolirion tataricum
Ixiolirion tataricum

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Zones 4-11, 14-21, 29-33
Full Sun
Regular Water

Ixiolirion tataricum

Bulbs and bulblike plants, Perennials

From Asia Minor to central Siberia. Wiry, 12–16-in. stems rise from a clump of narrow gray-green leaves, bearing loose clusters of 1 1/2-in. flowers in late spring. Each blue-violet blossom has six narrow petals marked with a darker central line. Foliage dies down in summer, not to reappear until the following spring.

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