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Allium 'Millenium'

Millenium ornamental onion

unknown parentage


Easily grown dry to medium moisture soils that must be well-drained. Prefers full sun, but will succeed in part shade. Tolerates a wide range of soils,  Non-invasive due to low fertility.  Foliage grows 6-8" tall, with flower stems rising 15-20" above from July to August with purple flowers.  Deer and rabbit resistant, but very attractive to butterflies and pollinators.  Voted 2018 Perennial Plant of the Year by The Perennial Plant Association. 


Height:

12-18 in

Spread:

12-18 in

Spacing:

12 in

USDA Hardiness Zone:

5 - 8

Bloom Color:

Purple

Allium 'Millenium' Characteristics

Attracts Wildlife

  • Butterflies
  • Songbirds
  • Pollinators
  • Hummingbirds

Exposure

  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Attributes

  • Long Blooming
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Cut Flower
  • Rock Garden

Deer Resistant

  • Deer Resistant

Flowering Months

  • August
  • July

Foliage Color

  • Green

Growth Rate

  • Fast

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Summer
  • Spring

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Dry to Moist