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Allium

Ornamental Onion

Our selections are embellished versions of the common culinary bulbs. Prospering in a sunny, well-drained site, these pest resistant Alliums add flair to the garden, your favorite container and a fresh or dried arrangement.

Kudos to Allium expert Mark McDonough for this sensational easily grown cultivar, which recently won the 2018 Perennial Plant of the Year award. Close-knit, slightly flattened, slender deep green leaves craft a lustrous compact clump that’s topped with vibrant rosy-mauve spheres on naked 18 in. scapes. Tantalizing butterflies and other pollinators, the profusion of showy 2 in. wide sterile blooms never reseeds and lends colorful long-lasting accents to bouquets. A supposed Allium nutens offspring, vigorous ‘Millenium’ can be situated near the front of the border, peppered amid the rockery or added to a cottage garden, where it resists deer and rabbits.

Blooms July–August

Size: 15" – 20" high x 12" – 18" wide.

Hardy to zone 5.

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