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Allium senescens var. glaucum

Also called Corkscrew Onion


 Suitable Substitutions for Allium senescens var. glaucum

Allium x 'Millenium'

Allium x 'Millenium'

Ornamental Onion

 
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More About Allium senescens var. glaucum

  • Clumps of gray-green foliage
  • Foliage grows in a spiral fashion
  • Short stems hold spherical bright pink flowers
  • Suitable for rooftop or rock garden plantings
  • Bloom Time: Mid to late summer

Zone:

3

Height:

15-20 cm

Spread:

20-30 cm

Colour:

Pink
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Pink Curly Onion Growing and Maintenance Tips

Dependable and very drought tolerant plant, growing best in full sun. Prune spent flowers back to promote fresh growth and contain seeding. Divide spring or fall. Aphid and powdery mildew resistant.


Allium senescens var. glaucum Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Edible
Edible
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Fragrant
Fragrant
Ground cover
Ground cover
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow
Medium

Attributes

Xeriscape

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Fall

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Green
Gray

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Rooftop (extensive)