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