Windy City Ornamental Onion

Allium 'Windy City' PP #28,100

SKU
43976
Thin dark-green leaves provide a dramatic backdrop for lavender-purple flower clusters on strong, dark stems. Spent flowers persist for winter interest, but are near-sterile, setting very little seed. This particularly compact variety is perfect for small spaces. An exquisite cut flower, fresh or dried. Perennial.
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Botanical PronunciationAL-ee-um
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 15 to 17 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Upright
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Small Spaces
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureClump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

Easily grown in average, well-drained soil; does not tolerate soggy, waterlogged soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, tolerates drier conditions. Remove old, faded foliage before new growth appears in spring. Clumps may be divided in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9

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