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Allium geyeri

Ornamental Onion

Plant Type:

BULBS

Allium geyerii - Lovely flowers are white flushed with pastel pink to lavender. These may arise anytime between May and September. Geyer's Onion may stay low but could rise to 20 inches. Often found growing on hillsides, woodland clearings, moist meadows and banks along waterways. Geyer's Onion has taxonomic synonyms: A. dictyotum, A. funiculosum and A. pikeanum. Prevalent over much of the western U.S. and the western Canadian provinces. Geyer's Onion has taxonomic synonyms: A. dictyotum, A. funiculosum and A. pikeanum​... gee, let's see if we can't give it even more aliases... Pike that! Full sun.


Height:

4-20 in

Colors:

Pale Lavender, White, White with Pastel Pink
Item Description Price  
ALLGEY Allium geyeri (2.5 inch Square Extra Deep – 9.5 fluid ounces / 280 ml.) $10.00


Characteristics and Attributes for Allium geyeri

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Mid Spring to September

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer

Nature Attraction

  • Deer Resistant
  • Honey Bees & Native Bees
  • Butterflies

Light

  • Full Sun

Attributes

  • Natural Garden
  • Border
  • Cottage Garden
  • Bank
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Meadow / Field
  • Massing
  • Wildlife Garden
  • Rock Garden
  • Cutting Garden

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Soil

  • Average
  • Fertile
  • Moist

Origins

  • Western North America

Propagated By

  • Offset

Genus Overview: Allium

The Ornamental Onions are a large group with many garden-worthy species. We’ve selected some that have performed well for us. Most require full to nearly full sun in most any average garden soil. The addition of lime is helpful in acid soils. All our Alliums are offered as pot-grown flowering-sized bulbs from our stock plants.