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Allium stipitatum

Ornamental onion

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Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour






Skill level


Allium stipitatum

Plant details

Ornamental onions are grown for their globe shaped flower heads that remain attractive once dried as well in flower. Allium stipitatum is a beautiful allium with balls of bright pinkish purple flowers, that bloom in early summer. The long, linear foliage of Allium stipitatum dies back before the blooms appear.

Family: Alliaceae

Genus: Allium

Species: stipitatum

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Pink

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 50cm

Spread: 50cm

Time to divide plants: February to May

Flowering period: May to June

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