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Allium senescens var. glaucum
Allium senescens var. glaucum
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Allium senescens var. glaucum

Pink Curly Onion

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.032.230

This is a charming little Ornamental Onion, perfect for the sunny rock garden, for edging, or in tubs and alpine troughs. Plants form a low clump of greyish-green grassy foliage, arranged in a sweeping spiral effect. Short stems of bright pink globe-shaped flower heads appear in late summer. Drought tolerant once established. Very easy, and always invites attention. Attractive to butterflies. Plants are easily divided in the spring.

Further details for
Allium senescens var. glaucum

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
Blooming Time
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Grey Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
   15-20 cm
   6-8 inches
   20-30 cm
   8-12 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.