Allium schoenoprasum Rising Star (Ornamental Onion)

Spherical lavender-pink, star-like flowers grow in groups on attractive gray-green grass-like foliage that grows in a clumping habit. Both the flowers and leaves are edible.

Blooms from late spring to early summer
10-12 in tall x 10-12 in spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Self-seeding
Deer resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant
Attracts butterflies

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Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture

Smooth-margined, narrow, glossy dark green foliage retains it colour into the fall but may have a bronze tinge in winter. Inconspicuous blooms. Slow growth rate. Ideal for topiary. Dense upright conical habit.

Blooms early spring
3-5′ tall x 2-3′ spread
Evergreen
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance
Fragrant insignificant flowers

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Dark green blades grow in upright clusters grow in early summer, after which soft green feathery tufts appear later in the season that mature into tan wheat-like blooms. Moderate growth rate,

Blooms early summer to mid fall
5 ft tall x 2 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance

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This evergreen, clump-forming, fragrant perennial features green foliage and rich lavender purple flower spikes. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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Spikes of rich, violet-blue flowers grow on luminous, dark purple stems in round clumps, along with deep green aromatic foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Fragrant

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This aromatic herbaceous perennial features lemony-fragranced ovate-lanceolate dark green leaves with creamy variegation grot on thin aromatic stems, and make a savoury, earthy addition to meat and fish dishes, as well as salads, soups, stews, and sauces. May be used fresh or dried. Tiny pale lilac flowers appear at the top of the spikes. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms midsummer
0.5-1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to drought
Fragrant
Edible

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Light purple flowers in globular clusters are perched on sturdy stems surrounded by green foliage.

Blooms mid spring
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (34.4°C)
Fragrant
Deer resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone

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Light lilac-pink flowers grow on leafless stems above the foliage of small swirling rosettes of blue-grey to grey-green. Compact clumping habit.

Blooms late summer to early fall
8-10 in tall x 8-12 in spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°)
Fragrant
Attracts bees and butterflies
Deer resistant
Drought tolerant

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