Herb: Giant Onion


Latin name: Allium giganteum


Family: Alliaceae (Onion Family)



Description of the plant:



Plant:
Bulb


Height:
2 m
(6 1/2 foot)

Flovering:
May

Known hazards of Allium giganteum:

Although no individual reports regarding this species have been seen, there have been cases of poisoning caused by the consumption, in large quantities and by some mammals, of certain members of this genus. Dogs seem to be particularly susceptible.

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.