Allium (Flowering Onion) Seeds - Diane's Flower Seeds
Allium 'Purple Sensation'
Allium aflatunense 'Purple Sensation' (Flowering Onion)

30 seeds   $3.50 
Allium aflatunense 'Purple Sensation' has vivid balls of purple flowers on tall stems in late spring to early summer.

I love the stunning color of Allium 'Purple Sensation' so much that I planted it on both sides of the path in my old-fashioned rose garden. Hardy in zones 3-9. Requires a long period of cold-moist stratification. Sow outdoors in the fall.

height 30"  spacing 6"

Allium (Flowering Onion) Seeds

Allium, also known as flowering onion, is a hardy perennial with clusters of small flowers that bloom at the tops of the stems.

Sowing Allium Seeds

Start indoors or sow outdoors in spring. Some allium species require cold-moist stratification (sow outdoors in fall). Barely cover the seeds with soil. Full sun.

Allium cernuum
Allium cernuum
(Nodding Onion)

70 seeds   $3.00
Allium cernuum blooms in midsummer with nodding clusters of purplish-pink flowers. It's a good groundcover, spreading to form a dense patch.

Allium cernuum tolerates a wide range of conditions from sandy or rocky soil to damp clay. It likes full sun or part shade. Sow outdoors in fall, or give it 8 weeks cold-moist stratification before sowing indoors in spring. Hardy in zones 3-10.

height 14"  spacing 6"

Allium christophii
Allium christophii
(Star of Persia)

225 seeds   $3.50       
Allium christophii is one of my favorite alliums. The large, round balls of star-shaped flowers bloom in early summer in a light shade of lavender-mauve. They look good with columbine, which blooms at the same time.

Sow the seeds outdoors in fall, or give them 8 weeks cold-moist stratification before sowing indoors in spring. Deer resistant. Hardy in zones 4-9.

height 18"  spacing 12"

Garlic Chives
Garlic Chives
(Allium tuberosum)

110 seeds   $3.00      
Garlic Chives are tall and upright with wide, flat leaves. They have a strong garlic flavor, and they are useful in organic gardens. They repel aphids, and the flowers attract bees, butterflies and beneficial insects.

Allium tuberosum is a good companion plant for roses. The starry white flowers look lovely, and the plants deter pests. Easy to grow. Hardy in zones 3-9.

height 24"  spacing 6"

Common Chives
Common Chives
(Allium schoenoprasum)

220 seeds   $3.00          
Common Chives are not just for eating. The pretty, purple flowers attract bees, butterflies and beneficial insects in late spring. The bushy plants can be used to create a low-growing hedge if spaced 9" apart.

Common Chives are a great addition to the herb garden or the flower garden. Easy to grow. Start indoors or direct sow outdoors. Hardy in zones 3-9.

height 15"  spacing 9-12"

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