Unique flattened shape and striking purple blotching. Rich garlicky flavored with robust pungency. Among very earliest harvesting garlics. Stores 6 months.
Care: Plant 6-8″ apart, 1-2″ deep. Harvest when all but 3-4 leaves turn dry and brown (usually July). Hang to dry in cool, shady, ventilated area for 2 weeks, then store in a cool dark location.