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: 24-36 inches
Light Requirements: Full sun
Soil Conditions: Tolerates periodic drought, Average well-drained soil
Flower Color: Purple, Green
Wildlife: Butterflies
Special Characteristics:
  • Deer tolerant
  • drought tolerant
  • juglone resistant
Potential Pests: None
Serious Pests: None Serious
Potential Diseases: Bulb rot (in wet soils), mildew, rust
Serious Diseases: None Serious