May

Allium ‘Purple Sensation’ Allium ‘Purple Sensation’ Allium ‘Purple Sensation’ Allium ‘Purple Sensation’ Allium ‘Purple Sensation’ Alliums in the garden. Alliums in the garden. Alliums in the garden. Alliums in the garden. Alliums in the garden. Alliums in the garden. Alliums in the garden. Alliums in the garden. Alliums in the garden. Alliums in the garden. Alliums in the garden. Alliums in the garden. Late flowering Allium ‘Violet Beauty’. Between the early and late flowering varieties, there is a timespan of approximately six weeks. Late flowering Allium ‘Violet Beauty’. Between the early and late flowering varieties, there is a timespan of approximately six weeks. Allium ‘Gladiator’ is both advanced as well as delayed and will attain a height of approximately 4 feet. Allium ‘Gladiator’ is both advanced as well as delayed and will attain a height of approximately 4 feet. Allium ‘Gladiator’ is both advanced as well as delayed and will attain a height of approximately 4 feet. Allium ‘Gladiator’ is both advanced as well as delayed and will attain a height of approximately 4 feet. Allium ‘Gladiator’ is both advanced as well as delayed and will attain a height of approximately 4 feet. Alliums prepared and ready for transport to the auction. Alliums prepared and ready for transport to the auction. Always the coming, filling and going of the ‘Danes’, the auction carts. Allium schubertii, floral fireworks. Allium schubertii, floral fireworks. Harvesting Allium schubertii. Allium schubertii, counted and bunched right on the field. Harvesting Allium schubertii. Note the stick: undersized schubertii won't reach the auction, nor you vase. A bed of Allium jesdianum. Allium jesdianum To the left Allium jesdianum, an early flowering variety, to the right the ever popular Allium giganteum, a late flowering variety. Camassia leichtlinii ‘Caerulea’ Camassia leichtlinii ‘Caerulea’ Allium ‘Purple Rain’ Allium ‘Purple Rain’ Allium ‘Purple Rain’ Allium ‘Gladiator’ Allium ‘Gladiator’ Picking Allium ‘Mount Everest’. Picking Allium ‘Mount Everest’. Picking Allium ‘Mount Everest’. Picking Allium ‘Mount Everest’. Picking Allium ‘Mount Everest’. Picking Allium ‘Mount Everest’. Allium ‘Mount Everest’ on the cart. The Alliums are taken to the barn for cutting to the proper stem length, as requested by the customers. Allium ‘Gladiator’, showing the natural degradation of the foliage. Some two weeks after picking the flowers, the bulbs are dug out. Allium ‘Gladiator’ & Allium ‘Mount Everest’. Allium ‘Gladiator’. Who's to say purple on gold isn't just as good as purple on green, if not better? Allium ‘Mount Everest’ & Allium ‘Gladiator’. Both Allium ‘Mount Everest’ and Allium ‘Gladiator’ are traded ‘on the clock’. Orntihogalum saundersiae starting: the shoots enjoying the fair weather. Ornithogalum saundersiae is not planted in the ground, but rather almost on top of it. Ornithogalum saundersiae The Van Berkel barn. Allium ‘Crans’, the very latest flowering variety of Alliums. Allium ‘Akita’ with Allium ‘Mount Everest’ in the background. Allium ‘Purple Rain’, a late flowering variety. Allium ‘Purple Rain’, a late flowering variety. Ornithogalum in the greenhouse. Ornithogalum in the greenhouse. Ornithogalum in the greenhouse. Ornithogalum in the greenhouse. Ornithogalum in the greenhouse. Ornithogalum in the greenhouse. Ornithogalum in the greenhouse. Ornithogalum in the greenhouse. Ornithogalum in the greenhouse.

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