Allium 'Medusa forms rounded clusters of light amethyst purple flowers that rise above low mounds of grey-green, twisty foliage.
Ornamental onions offer intriguing spherical or egg-shaped inflorescences comprised of hundreds of tiny flowers. Allium 'Medusa' has snaky, twisty leaves that are evocative of its namesake. 'Medusa' forms a low mound of grey-green, narrow foliage with leaves that twist slightly at the end. Light amethyst purple flowers form 1.75 - 2" rounded clusters. Pollinator friendly. Resistant to deer and rabbit.
Common Name: Ornamental Onion
Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-8
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Purple
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Late Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Drought Tolerant
Benefits: Butterflies, Bees
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Mountain steppe zones.
Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin
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