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Allium sphaerocephalum, also referred to as the 'Drumstick' Allium, blooms in late June, producing 1" diameter flower heads. These wine-colored blooms sway in the wind on top of 24-30" sturdy stems.When is the best time to plant drumstick allium bulbs?
Plant drumstick allium bulbs in spring or fall in sandy, well-drained soil that has been amended with compost or organic matter. Drumstick allium plants require full sunlight Avoid damp, poorly drained locations because the bulbs are likely to rot. Plant the bulbs at a depth of 2 to 4 inches.What kind of plant is a drumstick flower?
This plant is a member of the honeysuckle family (Caprifoliaceae) and the flower clusters have a similar shape, but it is otherwise completely different from the drumstick allium. Similarly, Craspedia globosa is also known by the common name drumstick flower.What should I do with my drumstick allium?
Drumstick allium flowers self-seed readily, so deadhead spent blooms if you want to prevent rampant spread. If the clumps are overcrowded, dig and divide the bulbs after the foliage dies down.