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Allium schoenoprasum var. album

Cottonball Flowering Onion

Very old heritage variety that came originally from Newfoundland; crisp, snow-white flowers over low mound of grassy foliage. Remove faded flowers to prevent self-seeding, as the resulting plants will revert to regular chives.

  • Height: 6" – 8"
  • Width: 12" – 18"
  • Soil Conditions: Dry
  • Flower Color: White
  • Bloom Time: April, May
  • Hardiness Zone: 2 To 9
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  • Plant Characteristics - Allium schoenoprasum var. album

  • Attributes

    • Container
    • Drought Tolerant
    • Salt Tolerant
    • Green Roof Semi Intensive
  • Attracts Wildlife

    • Attracts Butterflies
    • Attracts Pollinators
  • Critter Resistance

    • Deer Resistant
  • Plant Habit

    • Mound
  • Light Conditions

    • Sun
  • Flower Color

    • White
  • Flower Type

    • Umbel
  • Flower Height

    • 8" to 12"
  • Foliage Color

    • Green
  • Leaf Texture

    • Fine
  • Flower Form

    • Single
  • Flower Size

    • 3/4"
  • Soil Moisture

    • Dry
  • Prune Time

    • After Blooming
  • Growth Rate

    • Average
  • Origin

    • North America
  • Divide

    • Every Five Years or Longer

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  • Light Conditions: Sun
  • Flower Color: White
  • Height: 6" – 8"
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  • Light Conditions: Sun
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  • Light Conditions: Sun
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St. Charles, IL 60174

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