Allium 'Mount Everest'

Deciduous, Herbaceous Bulb / Corm / Tuber, Perennial

Allium 'Mount Everest' is vigorous summer-blooming ornamental onion—baseball-sized blooms atop strong stems bob about and the dried flowers remain decorative well after the blooms fade. Drought-tolerant and extremely easy to grow in full sun, well-drained soil.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun, Afternoon Sun, Reflected Heat

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Low, Occasional


Size: 24 - 36 tall x 6 - 12 wide
Shape / Form: Upright
Foliage Texture: Coarse
Foliage Quality: Coarse

Features: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Low Maintenance

Foliage Color: Green

Flower Color: White
Bloom Season: Jul, Jun, May, Summer
Flower Shape: Cluster, Sphere

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Cutting Garden, Hell Strip, Mixed Border, Naturalize
Special Situations: Deer Resistant, Low Water / No Water, Rabbit Resistant, Reflected Heat
Wildlife: Bees, Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Summer, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Late Spring / Early Summer, Late Summer / Early Fall
Position / Role: matrix / mingler
Plant Behavior: Naturalizes, Re-seeds in some conditions
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

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