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Allium sphaerocephalon

An egg-shaped, burgundy flowering head that is supported by a single stem and basal foliage.

Alliums are deer resistant and easy to grow in well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Water well after planting. Great ornamental value in the landscape and amazing cut or dried flowers.

Planting and Maintenance Info:

Light Requirements: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth: 3 Inches
Bulbs per Square Foot: 12

Plant behind or among low growing perennials or annuals for a distinctive touch to any garden. Alliums could also be planted in large clusters for an eye-catching focal point.

Plant Height:

20-24 Inches

Bloom Time:

Blooms early summer

Hardiness Zone:

2-10 Find your zone

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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.

Great Companion Plants for Allium sphaerocephalon
Tulip Tulip (Tulipa Single Late 'Maureen')
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