Allium 'Blue Eddy' Description
Irresistibly neat and tidy. 'Blue Eddy' (Allium senescens) is the perfect way to enjoy the cool, globe-like, purple flowers of perennials alliums in a small, space-saving package. Reaching an appealing 8-12" tall and wide, this plant grows as a mound of twisted swirls of blue foliage. Come late summer, a galaxy of purple flowers covers the foliage. This petite perennial is positively perfect for containers, rock gardens, succulent gardens - any sunny, dry spot where its unique presence can be appreciated.
Special features: miniature, drought tolerant, deer resistant, rabbit resistant, unique foliage, easy to grow.
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- Botanical name:
Allium senescens 'Blue Eddy'
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- Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
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1 quart pots
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- Height x width:
8-12" x 8-12"
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Edging, Flower gardens, Rock gardens, Containers, Succulent Gardens, Dry gardens, Polliantor gardens
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Soil: Not fussy about soil, provided it is well-drained.
Light: Full sun to part shade
Water: average moisture is fine. Tolerates drought and dry conditions once established.
Spacing: 12 inches
Fertilizing: Not required. If more rapid growth is desired, apply a rose fertilizer in early spring.
Winterizing:No special winter requirements
Maintenance & pruning: Nothing special required. Foliage tends to be evergreen and needs little maintenance; if any dried flower stalks remain on the plant in spring, they can be trimmed off as needed.
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