Van Bloem Gardens

Allium atropurpurea

Ornamental Onion

Spherical clusters of dark purple-black flowers atop straight, leafless stems. Excellent cut flowers last as long as three weeks. Lightly fragrant.

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Ornamental Onion Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips:
Plant bulbs in a location where the soil drains well. Dig holes and plant the bulbs 3" deep and 6"-8" apart. Position the bulbs with the pointy end up. After planting, water well, thoroughly soaking the area.

Height

35 Inches

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Allium atropurpurea Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Full Sun
Moisture Needs
Average
Critter Resistance
Squirrel Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Growth Rate
Medium
Secondary Plant Type
Spring Bulbs
Color
Purples
Bulb Bloom Time
Late Spring
Foliage Color
Green
Flower Pattern
Solid
Uses
Rock Garden
Naturalizing
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