Allium 'Hair' Allium vineale 'Hair'

allium 'Hair'


'Hair' is a clump-forming, bulbous perennial, to around 60cm tall, with grass-like, rounde, hollow leaves. In summer, dense flower umbels, up to 4cm across, are borne comprising purple centres from which emerge tendril or hair-like green extensions

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      allium 'Hair'

    • Common names

      Allium sphaerocephalon 'Hair', Allium 'Hair'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.5-1 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    None required

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs Cottage & Informal Garden City & Courtyard Gardens Patio & Container Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Divide clumps in early spring

  • insectPests

    May be affected by onion fly

  • microbeDiseases

    May be affected by onion white rot and downy mildews and occasionally leek rust