The egg sized and shaped, claret coloured flower head actually starts out chartreuse green at the top of 24 inch stems. Planted en masse in a full sun border they provide years of fun.
Alliums, or ornamental onions, are easy to grow bulbs that are increasing in popularity. They look wonderful in cut bouquets and make a unique accent in any perennial border or bed. If you have problems with deer or rodents, Alliums are an excellent choice as they are snubbed as distasteful. Oh but the bees love 'em!