Allium Windy City

Ornamental Onion
$17.95 ea.
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Rich jewel-toned, rose-purple buds open to orchid-pink flowers above emerald-green foliage. Like mini fireworks on straight stems, this floriferous cutie is equally beautiful coming into flower as well as its fully-flowered grand finale. Allium are beautiful additions to fresh or dried arrangements. Allium Windy City was Introduced by Brent Horvath from Intrinsic Perennial Gardens. Butterflies adore Ornamental Onion, but they are not favored by deer and rodents. Their interesting flower shape creates texture and depth. It adds a perky, colorful focus to your late summer garden. You will love this low maintenance, dependable garden workhorse and pollinators will too!

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Code ALWC
Patent PP28,100
Plant Type Perennials
Species
Height Short 15"
Spacing Plant 18-24" apart
Bloom Time Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun / Shade Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones
5-8
Soil Type Normal, Acidic, Sandy
Water Needs Low
Sold In Plantable Pots

Special Features

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Fragrant
  • Long-Blooming
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Winter Interest

Planting Sites

  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • OK in Containers

Allium General Information

Alliums as a genus are easy-to-grow and come in a palette of colors, heights, flower shapes and bloom times. They provide long-lasting flowers ideal for bouquets and are sunny summer performers. Flowers dry to tan, and have remained upright all winter here in NE Ohio. Allium Lavender Bubbles is not used for culinary purposes. Butterflies adore Allium, but they are not favored by deer and rodents.

*Please note: We are not permitted to ship Alliums to Idaho or the Washington counties of Adams, Benton, Franklin, Grant or Klickitat.

Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Allium Plant Care

Alliums multiply naturally and can be left undisturbed in the same area for years; however, clumps may be lifted and divided in either spring or fall. Allium will tolerate most soils, but performs best in sandy soils. Add organic matter like compost to clay soils if needed to improve drainage and lighten the soil.