Allium (Ornamental Onion)
Allium 'Windy City'
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Allium 'Windy City'

Ornamental Onion

Plant Type: Perennials

Patent: pp28100

Recommended Substitute
Allium tanguticum Summer Beauty

Ornamental Onion

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.
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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.

  • A dwarf variety that works well in small spaces
  • 2" round violet-purple flowers that appear in mid-summer
  • Great for areas where deer and rabbits are a problem
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1702425 30 3" Plug
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15-18 in


15-18 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

Soil Moisture Needs

Average Soil

Nature Attraction

Attracts Butterflies

Critter Resistance

Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant


Long Blooming
Mass Plant
Good Cut Flower / Foliage
Drought Tolerant

Growth Rate in the Garden


Season of Interest (Flowering)

Late Spring / Early Summer