Ornamental Onion

Allium Senescens
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Latin Name: Allium Senescens
Moisture/Zone: Average
Flower Colour: Pink
Growth Speed: Medium
Foliage Type: Deciduous
Foliage Colour: Green
Position: Full sun

These lovely ornamental plants are related to the edible onion, and are highly scented. They have small flowers packed together in dense spherical umbels of white to lavender pink. Likes an open, sunny situation with well drained soil. Attractive to bees and other insects. The seed heads can be dried and used in winter decorations. They are fully hardy and are best left undisturbed to form clumps.