Allium 'Forelock' is a special purple-burgundy selection with fragrant drumsticks on tall stems.
'Forelock' is a special selection of one of the drumstick species of ornamental onion, Allium amethystinum, from the eastern Mediterranean. This cultivar has lusty purple-burgundy inflorescences of tightly-packed fragrant florets on stems to about 2-3 feet tall. Possibly hardy to zone 3.
Common Name: Ornamental On.
Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Purple
Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Dry, Average
Benefits: Butterflies, Bees
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia
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