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Allium

Allium Millenium

Allium Millenium is the 2018 Perennial Plant of the Year! With great attributes like being pollinator friendly, deer and rabbit resistant not to mention the beauty and texture added to the landscape, who could resist this wonderful perennial.

Millenium, yes spelled with one "n", is easy to grow in a wide range of soils and moisture levels. It even grows well in our clay soil but we still recommend a few amendments for best performance. Place in a spot with a little afternoon shade in our hot summers to prevent scorching.
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  • Planting & Care

Size & Spacing

  • Bed Spacing: 12-18"
  • Container Spacing: 8"
  • Mature Width: 12-18"
  • Mature Height: 15-20"

Planting Type

  • Containers
  • Mid
  • Accent

Seasons

  • Summer

Type

  • Perennial

Sun/Shade

  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Water Requirements

  • Low *

Fertilizer

  • Light Feeder

Colors

Tolerant to

  • Drought

Resistant to

  • Deer
  • Rabbits

Attracts

  • Bee Friendly
  • Butterflies

Other

  • Cut Flowers
  • Fragrant

Bloom/Interest Range

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

Growth Characteristics:
Summer blooming Allium with large globe shaped blooms over grassy foliage. Blooms are rosy pink and lightly fragrant. Perennial Plant of the Year for 2018.

Care & Maintenance:
Easy to grow in sandy soils. Prefers dry to medium moisture levels with good sunny conditions. In our Southern Region, a little afternoon shade will be beneficial to overall performance.

* Low Water Requirement:
After this plant is well established, it has a lower than average water requirement. A good layer of mulch will also help reduce water needs.