Scientific Name: Allium sphaerocephalon Form: Round
Common Name:drumstick alliumTexture:Coarse
Family Name:AmaryllidaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: Africa, Europe, Central / west Asia Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Parallel venation, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Linear, Entire
Flowers: Purple, Jul- Jun
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Aug- Sep
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Spring interest, Perennial border, Attract butterflies, Container planting
Key ID Features:Flowers in tight umbel (appearing like a drumstick from a distance), gradually change from green to purple.