Allium 'Peek-a-Boo' provides summer interest with lavender-purple flowers and green strap-like foliage.
Alliums or ornamental onions offer intriguing spherical to egg-shaped inflorescences comprised of hundreds of tiny florets. 'Peek-a-Boo' is compact in height and spread with a growth habit of 12 inches high by 15 inches wide with lavender-purple spheres on short stalks rising to even with the tips of the foliage. Foliage is narrow, upright, strappy, and grass-like in lovely green shades. Flowers are mildly fragrant. Awesome in containers, the rock or herb garden. Pollinator attractor. Deer and rabbit resistant.
Common Name: Ornamental Onion
Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Pink
Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Drought Tolerant
Benefits: Bees, Butterflies
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin
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