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Allium lusitanicum 'Summer Beauty'

Summer Beauty ornamental onion

Native to Europe (selection)

A sterile cultivar, and long-blooming ornamental onion that produces showy lavender flowers from July to August. The globe-shaped flowers sit above strap-like foliage that remains a shiny deep green throughout the growing season. Leaves grow up to 10 inches, and flowers 20 inches.  Deer and rabbit resistant but attracting bees and butterflies.  


18-24 in


18-24 in


18-24 in

USDA Hardiness Zone:

5 - 8

Bloom Color:


Allium lusitanicum 'Summer Beauty' Characteristics

Attracts Wildlife

  • Pollinators
  • Butterflies


  • Full Sun


  • Fragrant
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Cut Flower
  • Clay Soil
  • Rock Garden
  • Naturalizing
  • Long Blooming

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