Scientific Name: Allium hollandicum (incl. hybrid cvs.)
Common Name: ornamental onion, Persian onion
Family Name: Amaryllidaceae
Origin: Central / west Asia, Garden origin
Hardiness Zone: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Mature Size: 0.4 - 0.7m x 0.1 - 0.3m (height x width)
Habit: Upright
Form: Round
Texture: Coarse
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Attract butterflies, Perennial border, Spring interest
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Rocky or gravelly or dry, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Soft flexible, Parallel venation, Glabrous, Linear, Entire
Flowers: Umbel, Violet, Purple, Magenta, Jun-Jul
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Jul-Aug
Key ID Features:
Florets on tall peduncle forming a tight rounded head full of violet to purple flowers.