Millenium Allium

Allium ‘Millenium’

2018 Perennial Plant of the Year!  Millenium Allium, a truly impressive hybrid Ornamental Onion from Mark McDonough considered to be the best available in years.  Compact upright clump of glossy, thick, green leaves with 5cm (2″) rose-purple ball clusters appearing just above the foliage on strong stems in mid to late summer. Easy to grow.  Best in full sun.  Deer and rabbit resistant.  Leaves have a slight onion smell when crushed. Flowers are attractive to bees and butterflies.  Grows 40-50 cm (18-20″) tall and 30cm (12″) wide.  Zone 5.