Allium (Ornamental Onion)
Allium 'Atropurpureum'
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Allium 'Atropurpureum'

Ornamental Onion

Plant Type: Perennials

2" round shaped flowers of merlot-purple appear in summer on top of narrow green foliage. Alliums are great if you have trouble with animals eating your garden, these plants are "nibble proof" to most pests but loved by pollinators.

  • Merlot-purple round flowers in summer
  • Bunny and deer resistant
  • Great fall and winter interest
Item # Pack Size  
6012002508 25 8/+ cm
*Ships 09/09 - 09/23
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Height:

25 in

Spread:

9-12 in

Zone:

4-8

Allium

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

Exposure

Sun Tolerant

Soil Moisture Needs

Dry

Nature Attraction

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

Attributes

Long Blooming
Good Cut Flower / Foliage
Dried Flower
Drought Tolerant

Growth Rate in the Garden

Medium

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Late Spring / Early Summer
Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

Fall
Winter