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Allium giganteum/Flowering Onion

Allium giganteum / Allium giganteum
Floral spikes
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Floral spikes

Rounded flower heads

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Scientific Name: Allium giganteum
Common Name: Flowering Onion
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Purple
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants That Attract Butterflies
Comments: Large spheres of purple flowers in spring and summer make good dried material. Provide full sunlight and a well drained soil for the onions. Well suited for plantings in raised beds like planters.