Drumstick Allium

Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Allium sphaerocephalon
Common Name: Drumstick Allium
Type: Bulb
Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Bloom Time: June to July
Height: 15-30 inches
Light Requirements: Full sun
Soil Conditions: Average well-drained soil
Flower Color: Purple
Wildlife: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Special Characteristics:
  • In the amaryllis family
  • Easy to grow and heavy bloomer
  • Will tolerate a variety of soil types
  • Flowers turn from deep green to purple as they mature
  • Thin stems appear in late spring
  • Tolerates drought after flowering
  • Divide after foliage has died
  • Rabbit tolerant
  • Deer tolerant