General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 32 inches and up
Plant Spread: varies
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Guardian plant
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Dynamic Accumulator: K (Potassium)
Ca (Calcium)
Na (Sodium)
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Bulbs
Pollinators: Bees
Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM

Common names
  • Ornamental Onion

Plant Events from our members
aspenhill On October 24, 2015 Obtained plant
picked up September 19, 2015 ADR - qty 20; DCA, X-CLB
aspenhill On September 28, 2014 Obtained plant
ADR - qty 5;FSB, TFB
MrsBinWY On July 25, 2020 Seeds sown
4 seeds from 2020G in 1/2-gallon milk jug. Put it on the back patio. If they germinate now, fine. If they need cold stratification, fine.
Frillylily On May 1, 2021 Miscellaneous Event
Spray painted these after they bloomed, they do need staked sometimes. The paint held up really well and they lasted another 2 months before the base of the stalk rotted and they fell over in a wind storm.
dnrevel On November 12, 2021 Seeds sown
Planted four more new bulbs (purchased at the store) in the south front garden.
dnrevel On April 2, 2021 Plant emerged
Leaves showing. Actively growing. Did not do as well in back gardens, not well drained enough.
dnrevel On November 2, 2020 Seeds sown
Planted the bulbs in front garden, facing east.
dnrevel On October 22, 2020 Obtained plant
Bought the bulbs at local store.
paleohunter On October 12, 2022 Obtained plant
paleohunter On September 25, 2021 Obtained plant
15 bulbs HD
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