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Allium Millenium / Ornamental Onion

    Allium Millenium / Ornamental Onion


    Allium Millenium is a unique perennial plant that produces showy, rounded, lavender-pink flowerheads on upright stems above attractive, strappy green foliage.

    Product Characteristics:
    • Height: 12-18 inches
    • Spread: 10-15 inches
    • Flower color: Lavender-pink
    • Flowering period: Mid to late summer
    • Foliage: Strappy, green
    • Sunlight requirements: Full sun to part shade
    • Soil requirements: Well-drained, moist soil
    • Hardiness Zone: 4

    Allium Millenium is a versatile plant that can be used in a variety of garden settings, including mixed borders, cottage gardens, and rock gardens. It is also suitable for containers.

    • Attracts pollinators: The flowers of Allium Millenium are a magnet for bees and butterflies.
    • Long blooming period: The flowers of Allium Millenium bloom for an extended period, from mid to late summer.
    • Deer and rabbit resistant: Allium Millenium is not attractive to deer or rabbits.

    Companion Plants:

    • Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna': The deep purple flowers of this perennial contrast beautifully with the bright purple blooms of Allium Millenium, creating a stunning visual display. Both plants prefer similar growing conditions and bloom in mid-summer, making them excellent companions.
    • Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus': This coneflower variety produces large, magenta-pink flowers that bloom in mid-summer, around the same time as Allium Millenium. The two plants have a similar height and growth habit, and their colors work well together in garden beds and borders.
    • Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah': This ornamental grass is a great companion for Allium Millenium due to its upright growth habit and fine texture. Its deep red leaves turn a vibrant burgundy in the fall, providing a beautiful backdrop for the late-summer blooms of Allium Millenium. Additionally, the grass adds movement and interest to the garden with its swaying stems in the wind.

    Care Instructions:
    Allium Millenium is a low-maintenance plant that is easy to grow. It prefers well-drained soil and full sun to part shade. Water regularly, particularly during dry spells, but avoid overwatering. Deadhead spent blooms to encourage more flowers.

    Final Thoughts:
    Allium Millenium is a stunning addition to any garden. Its showy blooms, attractive foliage, and versatility make it a must-have for gardeners looking to add color and interest to their landscape.