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Rainbow Allium Mix

SKU: AM003803
per Bag of 30
No longer available this season.
The Rainbow Allium Mix features small, brightly-colored allium, all under a foot tall. Blooming in a cheerful spring time palette of vivid pinks, whites and yellows, this color-coordinated blend makes a showy late-spring display.
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Botanical Name
Allium Small Flowering Rainbow Mix
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Deer Resistant, Squirrel Resistant, Groundcover, Easy To Grow, Fragrant
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Height
8-12" tall
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer


These jewel-toned beauties take off right where early bulbs like Grape Hyacinths leave off. In late spring--every spring--with this mix, you'll have a fantastic multicolored display. Great for the front of the garden; great for naturalizing anywhere. Enjoy!

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.