Allium 'Millenium' produces large chive-like blooms in mid to late summer that make great additions to cut flower bouquets. Bees love it. An allium flower head is a cluster of individual florets. Also known as an ornamental onion, this large variety grows 3-5 feet tall and spreads 1.5 to 2 feet. Among the last of the perennials to bloom, its flowers often don't open until late September or October. Follow these up with a gorgeous display of Allium bulgaricum and Allium giganteum. Also, Allium vegetables are tasty (a little too tasty, some might say). Allium giganteum is a plant of semi-arid areas, and can tolerate cold winters with temperatures going below zero - at least down to -5°c without protection in our winter-wet garden in Cornwall, England. wide (12-15 cm) globe-shaped cluster. Blooming in late spring to early summer, this Giant Allium enjoys long-lasting blooms and remains ornamental in the garden well into summer. Allium giganteum, commonly called giant onion, is perhaps the tallest of the ornamental onions. Each type of allium adds its own distinctive style and personality to the garden. The overall shape may be round, oval or cascading, and the flower color may be white, yellow, pink, purple or blue. Morphology: This is a perennial derived from a large (2”-3” diameter) underground bulb. Perhaps the tallest of the ornamental onions, Allium giganteum is a striking and bold addition to the garden with its star-shaped, tiny lilac-purple flowers forming a 5-6 in. The giant allium (Allium giganteum) stands out among other ornamental alliums with its 4-inch wide lavender flowers, which appear atop 5- to 6-foot tall stalks. Another late-bloomer that flowers in autumn. The author gives perspective to Allium giganteum. Allium vegetables contain many potent natural substances that are good for your heart, your cells, and your immune system. Ornamental Bulbs Giant Allium (Allium giganteum) Now available—while supplies last. Ozawa allium (Allium thunbergii 'Ozawa'): A tidy, clump-forming plant that grows 18″ to 20″ high. It is a bulbous perennial (large bulbs to 2-3” diameter) which produces a basal rosette of grayish-green, strap-shaped leaves (to 18” long). Since I’m sure we’re all familiar with the more traditional alliums—garlic, onions and chives—let’s dig a little deeper into this fabulous ornamental and edible genus. "Allium 'Ivory Queen' is a nice dwarf variety that blooms in early summer. A. cristophii, commonly known as star of Persia, is the parent of several ornamental allium favorites. At SummerWinds Nursery, we sell a variety of bulb sets—from ornamental to edible. About 500 species, all from the Northern Hemisphere. Relatives of the edible onion, peerless as cut flowers (fresh or dried), useful in borders; smaller kinds are effective in rock gardens. 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