Allium maximowiczii is an ornamental onion that somewhat resembles a tall chives but with silver-blue leaves resembling blue fescue.
Allium maximowiczii is an ornamental onion that somewhat resembles chives with tight packed heads of pink flowers. However, these can reach 12-20 inches high and the foliage, which remains fresh through the summer into fall, is silver-blue resembling blue fescue.
Common Name: Ornamental Onion
Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Pink
Secondary Bloom Colour: Pink
Bloom Time: Spring - Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry, Drought Tolerant
Benefits: Butterflies, Bees
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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