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Synonyms for Allium

large genus of perennial and biennial pungent bulbous plants: garlic

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To order by debit/credit card call 0844 448 2451 quoting SM12077 or send a cheque made payable to MGN SM12077 to Alliums Offer (SM12077), PO Box 64, South West District Office, Manchester, M16 9HY or visit mirrorreaderoffers.
While some alliums, notably onions, have always been widely accepted, others have had a quieter rise in popularity.
FREE MIXED SPRING FLOWERING BULBS AND MIXED ALLIUMS ORDER FORM To order your 100 free Mixed Spring bulbs and/or 100 Alliums: Please complete and send this order form, along with a cheque or postal order for the appropriate amount (made payable to 'MGN Ltd') to: Sunday People, Spring bulbs & Alliums Offer, Ref PE5, PO Box 30, St.
Considering the controversies in the antimicrobial activity of Allium cepa as reviewed above, the differences of microorganisms in each study reviewed above, the antibiotic resistance, and lack of enough investigations on onions cultivated in Iran, the purpose of this study was to examine in vitro antibacterial activity of Allium cepa extract against Streptococcus mutans, and Streptococcus sanguinis.
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Women who consume a diet high in allium vegetables, such as garlic, onions and leeks, have lower levels of hip osteoarthritis, suggests a new study.
Brassicas - these include cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, kale, Brussels' sprouts and thrive in the company of geraniums, rosemary, borage, nasturtiums and alliums but loathe tomatoes, aubergines, capsicums and mustard.
Not too demanding, they will flourish under most conditions, the four-inch rosy-purple flowers of the largest of the species, Allium giganteum, providing a highlight between tall shrubby plants such as roses.
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Agapanthus may not return as successfully as alliums, as the blue or white flowers which are so prevalent in the Channel Islands prefer warmer climes, but you could also choose other species to provide texture and architectural value to such schemes, including globe thistle (Echinops), a tough, silvery plant with spiky leaves and bristly metallic blue flowers, or sea holly (Eryngium), with its blue, teasel-like flowers on bluetinted branching stems.
Queeley gets weekly shipments of alliums, calla lilies, and Gerbera daisies from Holland, New Zealand, Hawaii, and Asia, where exotics grow year-round so price isn't usually driven by demand surpassing supply.
The garden's most dramatic feature is what Pietras-Dominski calls a "double Archimedes' spiral," with two paths that swirl around a rock border accented with ornamental alliums.
Alliums have huge spherical inflorescences, each consisting of hundreds of tiny florets.
At each side of the bridge stood two glass kiosks in which you could shelter from the almost incessant rain and enjoy the textures and colours of species cabbages unexpectedly allied with alliums, irises, lavenders and exotic grasses.
His team is currently planning a study in humans of these selenium-enriched alliums in regions of China where selenium deficiency causes a rare form of childhood heart disease.