Drum stick allium

small, oval blooms, of chartreuse tinged maroon on tall, slender stems in mid- to late summer



allium sphaerocephalon
aka Round-headed allium, Roundhead leek
  • bulbous perennial
  • strappy mid-green basal leaves
  • tall stems bearing small round flower heads
  • pink to purple-red blooms
  • summer

H 0.9m
S 0.1m

full sun

moist well-drained


Notes: 2022 growing bulbs in pots – ready to be mass planted at later date

Info: Native perennial of fields and rocky places  It thrives on chalky soils.