Ornamental Onion Details

Ornamental Onion

  • Botanical Name: Allium spp.
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Water Demand: Low
  • Landscape Use: Container, Deer Resistant, Rock Garden, Salt Tolerant
  • Ornamental Value: Lavender, Pink, White
  • Native/Adapted: Adapted
  • Wildlife Value: Butterflies, Birds
  • Season: Spring, Summer
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Plant Form: Upright
  • Plant Spread: 1'
  • Plant Height: 1'


Drumstick flowers are held 1 to 1.5 feet above foliage. Grows in almost any soil. A. millenium is long blooming. A. senescens has twisted, strap-leaf foliage. A. 'Ivory Queen' has beautiful white flowers and broad green foliage.

Perennial Care Guide

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Ornamental Onion Photos