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Azure allium

Allium caeruleum

Azure allium is a plant which belongs to the Allium genus.

Charming flax blue spears, 2 – 3 inches wide are star-shaped florets tightly clustered together atop sturdy stems.

Early summer blooming time extends the bulb flowering season.

Leave mulch on during flowering season.

Azure allium grows as a perennial and is a flowering ornamental / flower. Being a perennial plant, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Azure allium normally grows with a erect habit to a mature height of 45.0 cm (that's 1.46 feet imperial). This plant tends to bloom in early summer.

As Azure allium is a low maintanence plant, it is great for beginner gardeners and those that like gardens that don't need much overseeing.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Azure allium have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Azure allium

  • Partial Sun

Plant in a location that enjoys partial sun. Use Zone 3 - Zone 9 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Keep in mind when planting that Azure allium is thought of as hardy, so Azure allium will tend to go dormant or grow slowly over the winter months.

See our list of companion Plants for Azure allium to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Azure allium from seed

Transplanting Azure allium

Depth: 3", space 2-4"

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Azure allium is a hardy plant.

Common Azure allium problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Azure allium plants:

Other names for Azure allium

Blue globe onion

Allium azureum

Azure allium care instructions

How long does Azure allium take to grow?

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