Allium sphaerocephalon

Drumstick Ornamental Onion

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  • Reddish purple globes in July to August
  • Likes consistent moisture during the growing/ flower season
  • Foliage dies down in late summer

Height: 24-30 in
Spread: 12-18 in

Zone: 5-9
Color: Reddish Purple

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies


  • Cut Flower/Foliage
  • can be planted under Black Walnut Trees
  • Low Maintenance
  • Naturalizing
  • Mass Planting
  • Disease Resistant
  • No Deadheading

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Keep Well-Watered
  • Moist, Well-Drained

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