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Ornamental Onion, Ornamental Allium
Allium 'Forelock'

Family: Alliaceae
Genus: Allium (AL-ee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Forelock

Category:

Alpines and Rock Gardens

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Fuchsia (Red-Purple)

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Pittsford, New York

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Neutral

On Jan 13, 2013, ge1836 from Pittsford, NY (Zone 6a) wrote:

After one season in my garden I am tossing this allium.It is floppy and needs staking here.
Others might find it different behavior if so please remark.
I was enchanted with the blooms.