Growing allium is awesome! Requiring little care, little water, and a whole lot of sun; it’s easy to see why this plant was nominated the Perennial Plant of the Year by the Perennial Plant Association.Learn how to start growing Allium today.
Grow Zone: Allium is versatile. Grow in zones 4-9.
Water and Sun Needs: Grow in areas of partial to full sun. Watering irregularly only when the first few inches of soil appear dry.
Average Size: 6 to 8 inches tall. 6 to 12 inches wide.
Plant Type: Perennial
Special Features: Alliums make for beautiful cut flowers and they’re rodent and drought resistant.
How to Get Started: Alliums aren’t picky perennials, but they will need well-draining soil. They love areas of full sunlight, and tolerate dry soil rather well. Water irregularly, allowing rainfall to do so naturally, or water when the first few inches of soil are dry.
When to Harvest: Don’t expect a harvest, but expect your alliums to bloom in early to mid June.