A truly impressive hybrid Ornamental Onion, considered to be the best available in years.
Compact upright clump of glossy, thick green leaves that make a nice garden border plant. 2″ rosy-purple flower clusters appear just above the foliage on strong stems in mid-summer. Easy to grow.
Leaves have a slight onion smell when crushed.
- Rosy purple flowers
- Attracts butterflies and honeybees
- Deer and rabbit resistant
A good substitute for Liriope in the landscape.
Examples of Allium ‘Millenium’ being used as an edging plant can be seen at Powell Gardens.
The fleshy bulbs may be lifted and divided after several years, best done after the leaves wither.