Allium sphaerocephalon - Ornamental Drumstick Onion - 250 Bulbs per Box
Allium sphaerocephalon is a charming species that requires very little care. Wherever planted, they will reward you with purple hues. They bloom late season. Height is approximately 24 inches.
Name(s): Allium sphaerocephalon, Drumsticks, Round-Headed Leek, Ornamental Onion
Flower Color: Red-Purple.
Bloom Time: Midsummer.
Foliage: Herbaceous, blue-green, smooth, fragrant.
Height/Spread: 24 inches x 4 inches.
Climate Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.
Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade.
Soil Condition: Well-drained, average, pH 6.6 to 7.8.
Planting Depth: 4 inches.
Features: Deer resistant, fragrant.
Uses: Massed planting, cutting gardens, container gardens, bulb gardens, butterfly gardens, herb gardens, borders.
Comments: Plant 4 inches deep and 4 inches apart in average well-drained soil. They thrive in full sun to partial shade in USDA climate zones 4 to 10.
Ornamental onions are perfect for perennial borders, container gardens and bulb gardens. They are fantastic as cut flowers.
Bulb size is 5 to 6 cm. This offering is for a box of 250 bulbs.
Shipping begins mid September.