Allium 'Millenium' - Garden Photo of the Day

Photo by Laura McKillop - Allium 'Millenium'  

This summer bloomer, developed by allium breeder Mark McDonough,  is a clump-former which produces sterile seed and will not spread in the landscape. Buy potted plants now and plant in spring/summer. 

It is deer resistant. 

'Millenium' has scapes that rise above the foliage to 12-20” tall  in midsummer each is topped by a showy 2-inch orb of rose purple florets. 

Flowers typically bloom mid to late summer (July-August) and stay for weeks. When blooming fades, cut back the stems, or leave the heads on to dry and add textural interest. Deer and rabbit resistant and it is perfectly hardy in zones 5-9.

Great for butterfly gardens. Containers. Fresh and dried floral arrangements.

 the name is ‘Millenium’ - not Millennium.

Can be divided in the spring if you want to spread it around.  


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