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Drumstick Allium

  • SKU: 70818
  • Zones: 3-8
  • Height: 20 - 24 inches
  • Shade Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
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Drumstick Allium

Description
With such a fascinating form, this novelty flower stands out in a garden planting or cut flower arrangement. It can also pique interest in a dried arrangement. Umbels are 1" across with up to 40 tightly packed bell shaped flowers that turn from green to burgundy as they mature. Hardy bulbs come back year after year for increased beauty. Deer resistant.
Product Details
  • Botanical NameAllium sphaerocephalon
  • Ships As4-5 CM BULB
  • Height20 - 24 inches
  • Spacing2 - 4 inches
  • Spread2 - 4 inches
  • Light RequirementsFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • Color Descriptionpurple
  • Foliage TypeLinear, medium green, basal leaves.
  • Bloom TimeLate spring to early summer
  • Flower FormOvoid umbels 1" across of up to 40 tightly packed bell-shaped flowers.
  • Soil RequirementsLoosen soil about 10" and water well after planting.
  • Growth RateModerate
  • PruningLet foliage die down naturally allowing the bulb to store energy for next year's blooms.
  • Winter CareMulch +/- 2".
  • Additional InformationConsider planting with later blooming perennials as the bulbs do dormant for the rest of the growing season and they could hide the yellowing foliage of the bulbs.
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI ID PR WA
  • Zones3-8
  • Planting Instructions3 - 6" deep and 2 - 4" apart.
  • Deer Resistant
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Plants, fertilizer and other supplies* will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

*Fertilizer and other supplies ordered separately are typically shipped within 5 business days.

**Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August

ZONE Perennials &
Potted Plants
1A-4B 4/30/18 - 6/22/18
5A 4/2/18 - 6/22/18
5B 3/19/18 - 6/22/18
6A & 6B 3/5/18 - 6/22/18
7A & 7B 2/26/18 - 6/22/18
8A & 8B 2/19/18 - 5/25/18
9A-10B 2/12/18 - 5/25/18
 Last Order Date   Zones 1-7: June 18th 
 Zones 8-10: May 21st 



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Bare-root perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and success in your garden. In the Fall, these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window.
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