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Allium senesens 'Blue Eddy'

Also called Corkscrew Onion


More About Allium senesens 'Blue Eddy'

  • Clumps of blue-gray foliage
  • Foliage grows in a spiral fashion
  • Short stems hold spherical lilac-pink flowers
  • Suitable for rooftop or rock garden plantings
  • Bloom Time: Late summer to early fall
  • Flower Height: 30 cm
  • Foliage Height: 20 cm
  • Flower Size: 4 cm

Zone:

4

Height:

20-25 cm

Spread:

25-30 cm

Colour:

Mauve-lilac
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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. Tolerates some shade but foliage colour may alter in low light conditions. This allium species does not self-seed but divides easily in the spring or fall. Aphid and powdery mildew resistant.


Allium senesens 'Blue Eddy' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Edible
Edible
Fragrant
Fragrant
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Xeriscape

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Green
Gray
Blue

Landscape uses

Rooftop (extensive)
Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Allium senesens 'Blue Eddy'

Allium x 'Millenium'

Allium x 'Millenium'

Ornamental Onion