Allium tanguticum (Ornamental Onion)
Allium 'Summer Beauty'
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Allium tanguticum 'Summer Beauty'

Ornamental Onion

Plant Type: Perennials

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
*Ships 06/01 - 08/03
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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)