This plant bears 12- to 18-inch blooms with nearly 100 pink-rose flowers. When the flowers are spent, they are replaced by airy, fluffy seedpods.
CareNeeds winter protection in Zones 5 and 6. Best planted en masse, at least 3 plants. Needs good drainage. Foliage dies back before flowering.
PropagationSow seed in spring in containers or in situ. Divide clump-forming plants in spring.
ProblemsBulb rot in damp conditions. Onion fly and thrips.
- Genus : Allium
- Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
- Zones : 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
- Plant Type : Bulbs
- Tolerance : Drought Tolerant
- Moisture : Dry to Medium
- Bloom Time : Early Summer, Summer
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Fall Interest
- Light : Full Sun
- Maintenance : Low
- Flower Color : Pink
- Characteristics : Showy Seed Heads