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Allium Bulbs True Blue

Azureum produces deep, clear blue flowers on stems only 16" tall. A real beauty! (Allium caeruleum)
Bag of 20

Price: $13.95

Sale: $6.98

$0.35 Per Bulb
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Details:

Height: 14-16" tall
Bulb Spacing: 16 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
Zones: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Shipping: Shipping begins in September based on ground temperatures, coldest zones first.

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Details
SKU 64MIBU20
Common Name Persian Onion
Botanical Name Allium azureum or Allium caeruleum
Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Blue
Estimated Mature Height 14-16" tall
Bulb Size 5/+ cm
Bulb Spacing 16 bulbs per sq. ft.
Planting Depth Plant 5" deep
Bloom Time Late spring to early summer
Plant Type/Life Cycle Perennial
Flower Size 1-2" flowers
Planting Season Fall
Will Tolerate Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Amount of Rain N/A
Suggested Uses Deer Resistant, Fragrant, Cut Flowers, Dried Flowers, Borders, Rock Gardens, Showy Flowers, Easy to Grow
Additional Information Heirloom Bulb
Special Groups N/A
Native N/A
Ships to Canada No
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Allium Bulbs Purple Blend Mix

    Allium Bulbs Purple Blend Mix

  • Harvest Basket

    Harvest Basket

  • Small Flexible Tub

    Small Flexible Tub

Description
The Blue Allium brings true blue to the group. Only 24" tall with very large flowers, it'll look great in your garden.

About the Alliums. Every family has its beauties. And yes, these are the best-looking members of the family of Allium, which includes onions, leeks and chives. (The word, Allium, means 'onion' in Latin.) Many Allium species are native to Iran, where many tulips also originate, and the edible Alliums have been cultivated and a staple of diets for over 10,000 years.

The beauty of the small lavender flowerheads of chives have always been a decorative highlight in herb gardens. But in recent years, gardeners have become fascinated with the larger Alliums, particular the giants. As always, the Dutch hybridizers took them into their stocks, and now we have a whole group of beautiful new flowering onions for gardens. Most bloom in late spring so they bridge the gap nicely between the tulip season and early summer bloom of peonies and poppies.

Experienced gardeners plant these giant Alliums in groups of several bulbs, set very close together. The foliage is not attractive for long, so it's important to plant them next to other perennials whose foliage will more or less cover the Allium's base. This way, the wonderful flower stalks rise up and tower over the other flowers for a wonderful period of bloom.

Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Allium Bulbs Purple Blend Mix

    Allium Bulbs Purple Blend Mix

  • Harvest Basket

    Harvest Basket

  • Small Flexible Tub

    Small Flexible Tub

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American MeadowsAllium Bulbs True Blue
 
3.4

(based on 7 reviews)

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71%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Vivid colors (3)

Cons

  • Slow growth (3)

Best Uses

  • Raised beds (3)
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1.0

Yet to see any results...

By Troy

from Walker LA

About Me Avid Gardener

Pros

  • Large Bulb Size

Cons

  • Slow Growth

Best Uses

  • Raised Beds

Comments about American Meadows Allium Bulbs True Blue:

I am dispointed that I planted as suggested and have not seen results.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

True blue

By ancientgardener

from Aurora, CO

About Me Avid Gardener

Pros

  • Low Maintenance
  • Pest Resistant
  • Reliable Growth
  • Vivid Colors

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Containers
    • Cut Flowers
    • Raised Beds

    Comments about American Meadows Allium Bulbs True Blue:

    Blue onion (Allium azureum) is so easy to grow, and so true and vivid a blue when it blooms (in my area) in June, that I can't for the life of me imagine why it's so hard to find in gardens. In the Mountain West, where I live, blue onions are virtually unknown, yet alliums of all kinds thrive out here and are reliably perennial if given adequate food and water. Wonderful for cutting, too, and can be grown in containers.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Attractive to insects

    By Ksenia the lily fan

    from Staten Island,NY

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Fragrant
    • Vivid Colors

    Cons

    • Slow Growth

    Best Uses

      Comments about American Meadows Allium Bulbs True Blue:

      I gave this Allium 4 stars because I have only 3 blooms from 10 bulbs. But I'm sure next year I'll have more. The bulb size is very small so I think that's the reason.
      Attracts bees and insects and I like it's light blue color.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Standout Performer

      By Old Fashioned Clinton

      from Del Rio, TX

      About Me Casual Hobbyist

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Low Maintenance
      • Pest Resistant
      • Vivid Colors

      Cons

      • Slow Growth

      Best Uses

      • Raised Beds

      Comments about American Meadows Allium Bulbs True Blue:

      Planted among classic red Oklahoma roses, these accent and highlight the bed between rose blooms. When both are in show, this has become my favorite place to sit.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Product didn't grow in my garden!

      By amarie

      from NReading, MA

      About Me Avid Gardener

      Pros

        Cons

        • Didn't grow in my garden

        Best Uses

          Comments about American Meadows Allium Bulbs True Blue:

          I planted the bulbs in late fall. I was surprised by the small bulb size. Expected something larger. I was so excited to plant these and eagerly awaited their arrival only to find they did not grow in my garden.

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Exotic and lovely

          By Janet

          from Indiana

          About Me Avid Gardener

          Pros

          • Attractive
          • Hardy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Garden
            • Outdoors

            Comments about American Meadows Allium Bulbs True Blue:

            I planted these last fall so this is their first year. They are smaller than they will be because they will strengthen and spread as the years go by. However, they look like vibrant blue star bursts. They are surprising to those who see them in the garden. They make people look and smile. I love them.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal

            (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            did not come up! :(

            By univofutahalumni

            from westmont, illinois

            About Me Professional Landscaper

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Garden

                Comments about American Meadows Allium Bulbs True Blue:

                the product did not come up in my garden ;(

                • Primary use:
                • Personal

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                Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
                • Allium Bulbs Purple Blend Mix

                  Allium Bulbs Purple Blend Mix

                • Harvest Basket

                  Harvest Basket

                • Small Flexible Tub

                  Small Flexible Tub

                Shipping

                Shipping begins in September based on ground temperatures, coldest zones first.

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                As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Fall bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial orders may arrive separately from bulbs and seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our Shipping Information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 270-5187 or Contact Us by email.

                Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
                • Allium Bulbs Purple Blend Mix

                  Allium Bulbs Purple Blend Mix

                • Harvest Basket

                  Harvest Basket

                • Small Flexible Tub

                  Small Flexible Tub

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