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ADVANCE SALE - SHIPS SPRING 2024Allium 'Pincushion'
Common Name: Ornamental Onion
Ships As: Perennial Bareroot #1 GradeThis smaller Allium is perfect tucked along the front of the border. Narrow blue-green foliage forms a tidy habit with numerous clusters of lavender purple flowers spring up in midsummer, persisting for many weeks. Attractive seedheads remain after flowering has finished.
Height: 14-16 Inches Spread: 10-15 Inches Flower Color: Purple shades Foliage Color: Green shades Hardiness Zone: 4,5,6,7,8 Sun or Shade?: Full sun (> 6 hrs. direct sun) Part shade (4-6 hrs. direct sun) Wet or dry?: Low water needs Average water needs Want to see wings?: Attracts butterflies Need critter resistant plants?: Deer resistant How fast should it grow?: Medium When should it bloom?: Mid Summer - Late Summer How's your soil?: Average Soil ATTRIBUTES: Border plants Container Cut flower or foliage Dried flower or seed heads Drought Tolerant Fragrant flowers or foliage Easy to grow HOMEOWNER GROWING & MAINTENANCE TIPS: Allium is easy to grow in any well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. It will tolerate periods of drought relatively well. This plant does set viable seed, so you can remove the spent flowers if you do not want it to reseed. Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.