Allium thunbergii 'Ozawa'

Ozawa Ornamental Onion

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

Red-violet florets in 1-2" diameter globular clusters appear atop thin scapes in September and October. Leaves turn an attractive tawny orange at frost.


More About Allium thunbergii 'Ozawa'

  • Leaves have a typical onion smell when bruised, but are not used for culinary purposes.
  • No serious insect or disease problems.

Bulbous perennial which grows in a tuft to 9-12" tall. It features thin, round, grass-like, hollow green leaves which remain attractive throughout the growing season


Height:

10-12 in

Spread:

12-18 in

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

Allium thunbergii 'Ozawa' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Mass Plant
  • Good for Naturalizing
  • Small / Miniature
  • Unique Foliage/Foliage Color
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage
  • Dried Flower

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Summer
  • Fall

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average

Fall Color

  • Yellow

Flower Color

  • Pink
  • Lavender
  • Rose

Habit

  • Mounding
  • Upright