Synonym: Allium spiralis, Allium senescens subsp. montanum var. glaucum.
A native of Europe, Allium senescens 'Glaucum' has wonderful bluish 'corkscrew' foliage with summer-flowering lilac-pink, ball-shaped blooms.Its nectar-producing flowers attract insects and butterflies and its leaves are evergreen in winter.
Slow-growing but long-lived, Allium senescens subsp. montanum var. glaucum gradually forms a carpet over the years which is full of fanciful swirls!
For rockeries, stony beds or troughs.
Grow in the sun in a rockery environment in a well-drained, light, very slightly acidic to chalky soil. Very hardy.
- 9,5cm pot
- Hardiness zones : zone 7-10
- Height: 10 to 30cm
- Plant spacing: 40 cm
- Flower colour: pink
- Flowering period: summer flowers
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