Darker purple flower and grayish leaves - late summer blooming perennial with somewhat groundcovering growth (blooms are darker and appear after Allium' Millenium').
12-14" x 20" wide clumps of gray-green leaves (other common cultivars like 'Summer Beauty' or 'Millenium' have fresh green leaves!)
Starts flowering beginning to mid August (here in Bloomington, IN, zone 6) and continues for about 3-4 weeks. Spent flowers stay ornamental until winter.
Sun, half sun, half shade (may bloom less in half shade), average soil, clayish, sandy or even poor soil, that stays medium moist to dry. Don't plant in waterlogged soils.
Suitable for zones 4 to 8.
Due to aromatic leaves is perfectly deer and rabbit resistant. Pollinator friendly plant (some bees and butterflies).
Patented cultivar under PP31126, propagation is prohibited.
Easy to grow perennial for sunny flower bed, for the front of the border, rock garden, pollinator garden, big containers. Goes well with many common sun loving perennials and grasses. Makes great cut flower too.
Picture copyright : Walters Gardens
Pot size : square 3.5" x 5" deep pot