Allium sphaerocephalon - Ornamental Drumstick Onion - 250 Bulbs per Box

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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.

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