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Allium senescens Blue Eddy (Ornamental Onion)

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

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

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture

Mounds of lacy silver-green leaves grow in a clumping habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
1 ft tall x 2 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Moderate salt tolerance
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Groundcover
Fragrant

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This perennial features an abundance of large lightly fragranced butter yellow blooms and dark green lanceolate leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
0.75-1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Fragrant

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This mat-forming perennial features dense mounds of silver green leaves rimmed with magenta that grow on this stems and are topped with medium pink flowers. In cooler weather, the foliage becomes yellow, and finally completely red. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
4-6 in tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Groundcover
Salt tolerant

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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. Fast growth rate.

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

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Light lavender blue flowers bloom atop tall bright green compact foliage that turns a deep shade of yellow. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies

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