Schubert onion is a member of the Allium family. Its botanical name is Allium schubertii.
Ornamental onion with small pink blooms, clustered in a huge ball up to 18 inches across, resembling fireworks.Blooms normally grow to 1.0 cm (0.39 inches imperial) in diameter and produce a sweet scent, whilst showing as a colour very similar to Fuchsia pink. The mature flowers take a clustered form. Schubert onion grows as a perennial and is an edible flower. Being a perennial plant, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Normally grows with a erect habit. Try planting Schubert onion if you'd like to attract bees to your garden.
Schubert onion is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
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Needs full sun and good drainageA full sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Schubert onion is generally regarded as a hardy plant, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures.
harvest and dry flowers after bloom for ornamental arrangements.
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Schubert onion so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Schubert onion so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Schubert onion plants:
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