Phoenix Perennials and Specialty Plants

Plant Search » Perennials

Allium schubertii
Common Name: Tumbleweed Onion Family: Alliaceae (The Onion Family)


sorry, no photo
 
Have you got a photo of this plant? Email it to us. If we publish it here on our site you'll get
$5 off at our nursery!
Click For Details

Notes:
Ornamental onions offer intriguing spherical or egg-shaped inflorescences comprised of hundreds of tiny flowers. A. schubertii has volleyball-sized, loose, rosey purple, star-shaped flowers held on stalks of unequal length which looks like a giant firework exploding. When the fruits ripen, the inflorescence detaches from the stem and rolls through the fields like a tumbelweed thus dispersing the seeds. From Israel and adjacent regions. Available in spring as potted plants and in fall as dry bulbs.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Southwest Asia and Asia Minor
Native Habitat:
Deep soils.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPurple 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread4-8'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Loves Sun Sun Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone3-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

  Email This Info
  View All Plants of this Genus


*The Plant Encyclopedia is updated each year to provide a close representation of our selection. Not all plants will be in stock at all times. If a certain plant is not available we might have a similar cultivar. We encourage you to email us at info at phoenixperennials.com or call ahead to check availability (604) 270-4133.


Contact Us | Home | © Phoenix Perennials