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Drumsticks Medium-height Allium
Allium sphaerocephalon Dense ovoid 1–2" heads have a haunting color that’s hard to describe: burgundy, dark reddish maroon, or maybe violet-red. Blooms have lasted nearly a month in a cool moist spring. Wonderful poking up through dayliliy foliage.
20–30" tall. Mid Spring blooms, Z3-8. 5cm/up bulbs.
Alliums prefer full sun and well-drained soil.
The large Allium genus is characterized by small six-petaled florets held in umbels—large or small, loose or tight. Sweet-smelling blooms make great fresh cutflowers or dried winter arrangements whether you cut them before or after the green seed pods form.
The same genus as all edible onions, garlic and chives. Most repel slithery, winged and legged pests—including deer, and only when crushed do they smell like onion.
Descriptions and Codes
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