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Allium 'Violet Beauty'

Allium stipitatum 'Violet Beauty'

Also known as

Ornamental Onion

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

Common problems with Allium 'Violet Beauty'

White Onion Rot. Downey mildew

    How to propagate Allium 'Violet Beauty'

    Seed

    A consideration is Allium grown from seeds may take several years to reach maximum size. Sow in containers in a cold frame when just ripe or in the spring.

    Bulbs

    In the autumn, plant bulbs in a sunny well drained site 5" depth.

    Special features of Allium 'Violet Beauty'

    Attracts butterflies

    Attracts bees

    Other uses of Allium 'Violet Beauty'

    Perfect in flower borders and beds, as cut flowers in cottage & Informal gardens and in scree or rock beds.