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  • noun Plural form of allium.

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Examples

  • This was a long way from the Verey look, which depended on the soft tones of flowers such as alliums, geraniums, campanulas, clematis and aquilegia.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • This was a long way from the Verey look, which depended on the soft tones of flowers such as alliums, geraniums, campanulas, clematis and aquilegia.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Maintenance ™ using prairie-style "buddy plants," such as alliums, catmint, boltonia, coreopsis, goldenrod, asters and grasses such as switchgrass - 'Northwind' switchgrass was developed at his Northwind Perennial Farm - moor grass, autumn moor grass and prairie dropseed.

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  • Leafy produce is usually flaccid, fruit under-ripe, alliums sprouting, and any unusual fruit or veg. on the rare occasions they bother to carry them, is always of less-than-mediocre quality.

    Best and worst supermarkets

  • It's all very refined, down to the parmesan topping, but I miss the velvety texture of the plain white sauce, and find the onion too bullyingly dominant: macaroni cheese should be something one could happily eat in bed, should opportunity call, and alliums and pillows should never mix.

    How to cook perfect macaroni cheese

  • Although alliums are essential for adding aromatic depth to a cullen skink, opinion is divided between leeks and onions – Hugh and Nick call for a vast quantity of the latter, commenting that "we find cooking them down to a rich, sweet mass gives the soup a really wonderful depth of flavour".

    How to cook perfect cullen skink

  • It's sort of an onion fest, as the alliums that were seed started in January finally make their way into the garden via the greenhouse.

    Groundwork: Chicory that's rad

  • But there, at my feet, were the bright green leaves and purple stems of spring's most illustrious wild alliums.

    Rebecca Kosick: My Morel Hunt

  • Spring onions: Grilling shoots of spring onions, scallions or other early alliums brings out their sugars and renders them to soft, stringy mush - the perfect burger fixin '.

    Cathy Erway: What's Great to Grill Now

  • This fall, consider planting tulips, daffodils and alliums for cut flowers.

    Ease gardening stress, plant for bouquets

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