PlantsAllium→Ornamental Onion (Allium 'Mount Everest')

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Ornamental Onion
Give a thumbs up Flowering Onion

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 36 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: baseball size
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Dynamic Accumulator: K (Potassium)
Ca (Calcium)
Na (Sodium)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Bulbs
Pollinators: Bees
Various insects

Image

Photo gallery:
Location: Washington 8bDate: 2017-05-20
By Patty
Give a thumbs up
Location: Randall's Island, New York, New YorkDate: 2020-05-25
By jpmnyc
Give a thumbs up
Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-05-03purple alliums in the rear of pic/ Mt Everest are the front buds
By jmorth
Give a thumbs up
Location: central IllinoisDate: 2013-05-24
By jmorth
Give a thumbs up
Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UKDate: 2017-06-03
By kniphofia
Give a thumbs up
Location: central IllinoisDate: 2019-04-12
By jmorth
Give a thumbs up
Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-04-13Emerging
By jmorth
Give a thumbs up
Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2014-05-30
By ge1836
Give a thumbs up
Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-05-14
By jmorth
Give a thumbs up
Location: Manitoba, CanadaDate: 2016-06-06
By DebbieC
Give a thumbs up
Location: central IllinoisDate: 2011-05-10
By jmorth
Give a thumbs up
Location: central IllinoisDate: 2011-05-08
By jmorth
Give a thumbs up
Location: cDate: 2011-05-08Allium Night Skies
By jmorth
Give a thumbs up
Location: central IllinoisDate: 2011-06-26
By jmorth
Give a thumbs up
Location: central IllinoisDate: 2011-05-13
By jmorth
Give a thumbs up
Location: central IllinoisDate: 2011-05-13
By jmorth
Give a thumbs up
Location: central IllinoisDate: 2012-05-02w/ BF and bee
By jmorth
Give a thumbs up
Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2014-05-30
By ge1836
Give a thumbs up
Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-07-01
By jmorth
Give a thumbs up
Location: central IllinoisDate: 2008-05-28
By jmorth
Give a thumbs up
Image
By NJBob
Give a thumbs up
Location: central IllinoisDate: 5-5-12
By jmorth
Give a thumbs up

This plant is tagged in:
Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 4, 2011 1:16 PM

Vigorous and reliable. Long stems make interesting photo opps from below.
Baseball size flower groups.

[ Reply to this comment | Give a thumbs up ]

Plant Events from our members
Yorkshirelass On July 1, 2007 Miscellaneous Event
Moved house-plant not taken to new garden
MrsBinWY On April 2, 2017 Seeds sown
milk jug, back patio, all 12 seeds from ishareflowers - at least one of these germinated, but I dropped the container outside...and...well :(
mscuser73 On September 16, 2017 Obtained plant
OBI Budaƶrs, 3 db hagyma
» Post your own event for this plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Spring bulbs by crawgarden May 10, 2020 6:59 PM 32
what is this plant? by parttimegardner Jul 30, 2018 10:11 AM 10
What's Blooming - Photos and Chat. by NJBob May 17, 2021 10:28 AM 3,815
Summer Blooming Bulbs 2017 by IrisLilli Mar 24, 2018 7:44 AM 294
Spring Blooming Bulbs 2017 by Cem9165 Jun 3, 2017 9:08 AM 739
Spring Blooming Bulbs 2016 by Cem9165 Jan 23, 2017 9:16 AM 601
Which fall bulbs will you order this year, and which vendors will you use by Cem9165 Jan 2, 2016 8:03 AM 561
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 May 17, 2021 11:38 AM 20,271
Problems with Alliums? by ge1836 May 8, 2021 9:01 AM 24
bee photo by tarev Feb 10, 2014 7:26 PM 362

« Add a new plant to the database

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by lauriemorningglory and is called "White pasqueflower"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.