Golden garlic Allium moly and cvs. Photo/Illustration: Jennifer Benner 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Golden garlic (Allium moly and cvs.) AL-lee-um MO-lee Genus: Allium For long-lasting bright yellow flowers that sparkle in midsummer, try Allium moly . It is robust, hardy, and an excellent cut flower, naturalizing and increasing happily in the sun in most garden soils. The cultivar 'Jeannine' flowers earlier and produces larger umbels on sturdier stems. Noteworthy Characteristics: Dense umbels of golden yellow flowers. Naturalizes rapidly. Care: Plant the top of the bulb just at surface level and don’t overwater, keeping it moist but not wet. Full sun to part shade. If desired, deadhead flowers before seed sets to help control spreading. Propagation: From seed or by division. Remove offsets in fall. Sow seed when ripe or in spring, in a cold frame. Plants also self-seed. Problems: Bulb rots are common in damp soils. White rot, mildew, rust, smut, fungal leaf spots, onion fly, thrips. Overview Height 6 in. to 12 in. Spread 6 in. to 12 in. Growth Habit Clumps Growth Pace Moderate Grower Light Full Sun to Part Shade Moisture Medium Moisture Maintenance Low Characteristics Attracts Butterflies, Fragrant Foliage, Self Seeds, Showy Flowers Bloom Time Early Summer, Summer Flower Color Yellow Flower Uses Beds and Borders, Cut Flower, Naturalizing Style Cottage Garden, Rock Garden Seasonal Interest Spring Interest Type Bulbs Related Plants to Allium moly and cvs. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Tulip Tulipa 'Esperanto' 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Daffodil Narcissus bulbocodium var. conspicuus 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Daffodil Narcissus 'Intrigue' 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 giant snowdrop Galanthus elwesii View the discussion thread.