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Allium tanguticum (Ornamental Onion)
Allium 'Summer Beauty'


Allium tanguticum 'Summer Beauty'

Ornamental Onion

Plant Type: Perennials

Recommended Substitute
Allium Windy City

Ornamental Onion

A dwarf variety with 2" round violet-purple flowers that appear in mid-summer, dark purple stems add color when not in bloom, clumping habit, very drought tolerant, seed heads persist for winter interest.
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Very long blooming selection with large 1½" terminal clusters of lavender-blue flowers, glossy dark green narrow foliage forms dense clumps and remains attractive all season, foliage turns yellow in fall and dried reddish flower stems provide additional interest into winter; drought tolerant.

  • Long blooming perennial
  • Seed heads are attractive in winter
  • Drought tolerant
Item # Pack Size  
4502410 25 #1 Div. Please Login for Pricing
4502415 30 3" Plug Please Login for Pricing
1702415 30 3" Plug
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18-20 in


12-24 in




Common Name: Nodding Onion

Small clumping perennial for the sunny border with flower clusters on tall stems. Prefers good loamy well-drained soil. Very drought tolerant. Alliums can't be shipped to AK, GA, ID, NV or WA.

Characteristics & Attributes


Sun Tolerant
Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Soil Moisture Needs

Moist Soil

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant


Dried Flower
Long Blooming
Drought Tolerant
Good Container Plant
Good Cut Flower / Foliage

Season of Interest (Flowering)


Season of Interest (Foliage)

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