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Drumstick Allium

Turns from green to burgundy

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  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 20 - 24 inches
  • Zone: 3-8
  • Flowering Date: Late spring to early summer

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Drumstick Allium

Description
With such a fascinating form, this novelty flower stands out in a garden planting or cut flower arrangement. It can also pique interest in a dried arrangement. Umbels are 1" across with up to 40 tightly packed bell shaped flowers that turn from green to burgundy as they mature. Hardy bulbs come back year after year for increased beauty. Deer resistant.
Product Details
  • Season Fall
  • Botanical NameAllium sphaerocephalon
  • Ships As4-5 CM
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI ID PR WA
  • Spread2 - 4 inches
  • Spacing2 - 4 inches
  • Hardiness Zone3-8
  • Flowering DateLate spring to early summer
  • Planting Instructions3 - 6" deep and 2 - 4" apart.
  • Winter CareMulch +/- 2".
  • Flower Color:purple
  • Flower FormOvoid umbels 1" across of up to 40 tightly packed bell-shaped flowers.
  • Foliage TypeLinear, medium green, basal leaves.
  • Borders1
  • Soil RequirementLoosen soil about 10" and water well after planting.
  • PruningLet foliage die down naturally allowing the bulb to store energy for next year's blooms.
  • Additional InformationConsider planting with later blooming perennials as the bulbs do dormant for the rest of the growing season and they could hide the yellowing foliage of the bulbs.
  • Unique CharactersticsNovelty flower which stands out if it is in a garden planting or in a cut flower arrangement. Also wonderful in dried arrangements.
  • Shipped4-5 CM
  • Height/Habit20 - 24 inches
  • Growth RateModerate
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

2017 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants
1A-2B 9/5/2017 – 11/3/2017
3A-10B 9/5/2017 - 11/17/2017
Last Order Date Zones 1-2: 10/30/2017
Zones 3-10: 11/13/2017

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Bare-root perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and success in your garden. In the Fall, these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order.

For trees and other oversize items, we do not ship to PO boxes and it will be delivered via FedEx Home delivery.

After you place your order, you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate.

You will also receive an email notification when your order ships with an updated arrival estimate.

At any time after you place your order you can check your order status on our website using your email or the account number found in your order confirmation email.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

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