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'Serendipity' Ornamental Onion Allium hybrid

Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Summer
Mature Size
20" 15"
Height
15" - 20"
Spread
10" - 15"
  • Details

    Features

    Globe-like, rosy-purple flowers top attractive blue foliage. When crushed, the leaves will emit a smell of onion.

    Award Winner
    Fragrant Flower
    Fragrant Foliage
    Drought Tolerant
    Attracts: 
    Bees
    Butterflies
    Resists: 
    Deer
    Rabbits

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Perennial
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    15 - 20 Inches
    Spacing: 
    10 - 15 Inches
    Spread: 
    10 - 15 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Purple
    Flower Shade: 
    Rosy purple
    Foliage Colors: 
    Blue
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Blue-green
    Habit: 
    Upright
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Mid Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Summer
    Hardiness Zones: 
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Fertile Soil
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Poor Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Acidic Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Neutral Soil
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Cut Flower
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Maintenance Notes: 

    Easy to grow in any soil in full to part sun. Deer and rabbit resistant. If desired, trim stems after it has finished flowering.

    'Serendipity' Allium hybrid USPP 30,740, Can PBRAF
  • 9 Reviews

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    Browse reviews from people who have grown this plant.
    • Very cute little plants. They didn't reach their full potential this year but did produce a couple of flowers. The biggest thing for me is that they withstood our Texas heat and didn't die! I'm looking forward to next year to see how they perform.

      Donna Fernandez
      , Texas
      , United States
      , 6 min ago
    • VERY pleased with this plant. I'm in zone 5b (North Colorado Springs). This is the most challenging place I've ever lived for growing things ( it isn't unheard of to have a 50 degree swing in temperature in just one day...during each season). I ordered two plants on 11 Jun 2021; delivered 17 Jun & in the ground by the 23rd (full sun). Full of blooms within weeks. Had a rough 2021 winter (in the negatives for a week+ stretch) but these beauties have returned nicely. Ordered another plant for 2022 in addition to starting seeds I saved from the 2021 blooms (they are doing well).

      Dorothy Schanz
      , Colorado
      , United States
      , 23 weeks ago
    • I am super Obsess with these allium, and the way they start giving me a beautiful border. I couldn't help but to but more for the new secret garden , for my ground they settled so well and reproduced so fast i was able to even divide already, less then a yr in. the new one I was able to do the same before placing them in the ground. a must have in the garden.

      YANETH RESTO
      , Maryland
      , United States
      , 1 year ago
    • Zone 8b (Seattle suburb) LOVE this little onion plant. She is absolutely adorable. I planted these between white drift roses, walkers low cat mint and earth angel roses, and it looks absolutely divine! Great plant, I hope she reblooms next year. Too bad I can't attach pictures.

      Jennifer
      , Washington
      , United States
      , 1 year ago
    • This was an excellent plant to add to my garden this year! They arrived in full bloom, and stayed in full bloom until October. We were able to save a lot of the seeds in hopes that will be able to grow some next year. I highly recommend these cute little plants.

      JB
      , Ohio
      , United States
      , 1 year ago
    • This was an excellent plant to add to my garden this year! They arrived in full bloom, and stayed in full bloom until October. We were able to save a lot of the seeds in hopes that will be able to grow some next year. I highly recommend these cute little plants.

      JB
      , Ohio
      , United States
      , 1 year ago
    • Very beautiful and easy to grow, I would cover during frost areas though.

      SANDRA LAGASSE
      , South Carolina
      , United States
      , 2 years ago
  • 1 Award

    Award Year Award Plant Trial
    2020 Consumer Top 10 - Perennial University of Guelph
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