Thursday, October 20, 2011

Sydenham Edwards: Yellow garlic




This illustration of yellow garlic (Allium flavum) by Sydenham Edwards appeared in Volume 33 of Curtis's Botanical Magazine (1811).

A few facts about Sydenham Edwards

A few facts about Curtis's Botanical Magazine

A few facts about yellow garlic
1. It is native to the Mediterranean.
2. The plant grows from a bulb and is hardy to US zone 7, 0 to 5 F.
3. The flowers are about the size of a quarter; the plant is 10-12 inches high.
4. When ingested in quantity, the plant seems to be especially poisonous to dogs.

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