Allium 'In Orbit' is an ornamental onion that forms 3 inch wide 'drumstick' spheres of lavender-purple on tall stems and green foliage.
Allium 'In Orbit' displays prominent 3 inch wide globular flowers of lavender-purple on 16 inch tall stems creating a 'drumstick' effect during the summer months. The clumps of slender, flattened, linear, glossy green leaves are also attractive. Ornamental onions provide a flower display unlike most other perennials and are useful for contrasting flower shapes in the garden. This is a clumping, non-bulbous, summer-blooming cultivar. Pollinator magnet. Deer and rabbit resistant.
Common Name: Ornamental Onion
Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-8
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Purple
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Dry, Average
Benefits: Butterflies, Bees
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin
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