Allium- Tapertip Onion (Bulb)

Allium acuminatum

  • Lavender pink flowers
  • Good cut flower
  • Edible leaves, flowers and bulbs
  • NOT FOR TAS, WA

Allium is a seasonal product, available in late summer and autumn.
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Allium- Tapertip Onion (Bulb)

Allium acuminatum

Synonyms: Allium marrayanum

NOT FOR TAS, WA

  • Lavender pink flowers
  • Good cut flower
  • Edible leaves, flowers and bulbs

Herbaceous perennial growing to 35cm. Green strappy leaves are followed by small, long-lasting umbels covered in star-like lavender pink flowers. Flowers late spring to early summer. The leaves, flowers and bulbs are all edible and have a strong onion taste; use in small quantities.

Suited to growing in beds and borders in dry gardens, will also grow in containers. Plant in clumps or drifts of 15 bulbs and allow to naturalise over time. An excellent cut flower both fresh and dried. Attracts bees and butterflies. Drought tolerant once established.

Native to the Pacific Northwest of the United States and Canada. Also known as 'Hooker's Onion' and 'Pink Allium'.

Product code: Z-ALL-03

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Quick Planting Guide
Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 7cm
Season Autumn
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost Hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing 10cm
Plant Height 35cm
Position Full sun, well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 180-200 days

How To Grow

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