Ambassador Allium

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Allium Ambassador is one of the grandest Alliums you can find, growing to reach a stately 4 ft. tall and developing enormous 6-8” globes of dark purple flower heads. Blooming in early- to mid-summer, its towering blooms last for weeks. Fragrant and deer resistant.
Zones 4 - 8
Advantages
Easy To Grow
Attract Butterflies
Bee Friendly
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Fragrant Flower / Foliage
Good For Cut Flowers
Good For Containers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size36-48" tall
Bulb Spacing3 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom TimeLate spring to early summer
SizeBag of 1
SKUAM017649

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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Plant Information

(36-48" tall) Ambassador Allium (also known as Ornamental Onion) has huge, 6-8” globe-shaped blooms, made up of hundreds of star-shaped violet flowers. Pollinators will love Ambassador Allium just as much as you do. To enjoy a succession of giant Alliums, plant Globemaster Allium Globemaster, Ambassador Allium, and Gladiator Allium. Plant in groups or drifts for the most visual impact; they pair well with Oriental Poppies, Peonies, Bearded Iris and other late spring bloomers. Ambassador Allium prefers well-drained soil and full sun. Deer resistant. Plant bulbs 6-8” deep. (Allium Ambassador)

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SKUAM017649
Common Name
Ornamental Onion
Botanical Name
Allium Ambassador
Zones
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
Purple
Flower Size
6-8" flowers
Foliage
Green strap-shaped foliage that dies back prior to bloom.
Mature Height
36-48" tall
Bulb Spacing
3 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bulb Size
24 cm
Planting Depth
Plant 8" deep
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer
Advantages
Easy To Grow, Attract Butterflies, Bee Friendly, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Good For Cut Flowers, Good For Containers
Soil Type
Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture
Well Draining
Item Package Size
Bag of 1
Ships As
Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Planting Time
Fall
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Prohibited In
Idaho
Item Unit
Bulb
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