Giant Onion (Allium giganteum 'Globemaster')

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Plant Habit:Herb/Forb
Life cycle:Perennial
Sun Requirements:Full Sun
Water Preferences:Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Plant Height:18 to 36 inches
Plant Spread:12 to 18 inches
Leaves:Fragrant
Flowers:Showy
Flower Color:Mauve
Bloom Size:6"-12"
Flower Time:Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures:Bulb
Suitable Locations:Xeriscapic
Uses:Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Will Naturalize
Dynamic Accumulator:K (Potassium)
Ca (Calcium)
Na (Sodium)
Wildlife Attractant:Bees
Butterflies
Resistances:Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods:Division
Bulbs
Pollinators:Bees
Various insects
Awards and Recognitions:Other: 2010 Great Plant Picks award winner

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Location: Sun Zone 6aDate: 2012-05-27
By ge1836
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Location: VermontDate: 2015-06-10
By Char
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Location: VermontDate: 2015-05-27
By Char
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Location: Vaughan, ON, Canada (Zone 5b)Date: 2015-06-10
By Anne
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Location: VermontDate: 2015-06-10
By Char
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Date: 2010-06-25
By CAMfromMD
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Location: IowaDate: 2017-05-21
By Legalily
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Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-05-11
By Patty
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Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-06-11
By Patty
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Location: In my garden, Falls Church, VADate: 2017-05-28
By Frenchy21
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Location: Sun Zone 6aDate: 2012-04-10Closer look at buds starting
By ge1836
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Location: Sun Zone 6aDate: 2012-05-14
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Location: Sun Zone 6aDate: 2012-05-14Not as tall as I expected.Its the first year in my garden.
By ge1836
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Location: Harrogate Spring Flower Show 2015, Yorkshire, UKDate: 2015-04-25Warmenhoven nurseries display
By kniphofia
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Location: VermontDate: 2015-05-14
By Char
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Location: VermontDate: 2015-06-10
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Location: IowaDate: 2017-05-18
By Legalily
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Location: Sun Zone 6aDate: 2012-04-09First year in my garden.These are just emerging and setting buds
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Location: VermontDate: 2015-05-03
By Char
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Plant Events from our members
HamiltonSquare On October 3, 2015 Obtained plant
Green Acres purchase.
Weedwhacker On March 18, 2016 Plant emerged
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Wow! by DogsNDaylilies Sep 11, 2015 5:47 PM 4
Summer Blooming Bulbs 2017 by IrisLilli Oct 17, 2017 6:29 AM 258
What is the largest, tallest, and most stunning Alliums? by keithp2012 May 19, 2017 11:14 AM 12
Recommendation needed for a hotspot by joannakat Feb 25, 2017 9:49 PM 51
Spring Blooming Bulbs 2017 by Cem9165 Jun 3, 2017 9:08 AM 739
Bulb planting for Spring 2017? by CarolineScott Apr 11, 2017 5:42 AM 521
Pictures of Your Favorite Combo Plants for Daylilies? by Legalily Feb 10, 2017 4:27 AM 40
Will globemaster and other ornamental Alliums come true from seed by ediblelandscapingsc Jul 21, 2016 4:25 PM 9
Spring Blooming Bulbs 2016 by Cem9165 Jan 23, 2017 9:16 AM 601
What's Blooming 2016 - Photos and Chat. by NJBob Dec 31, 2016 10:07 PM 1,927
My Garden and other stuff - 2016 by lovemyhouse Apr 2, 2017 2:10 PM 2,158

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