Another heirloom allium, ‘Nigrum’ has softball-sized, silvery to grayish-white heads with six-petaled florets. Bees and butterflies visit the flowers, but deer tend to leave the plants alone. Expect blooms from late spring into early summer. Allium atropurpureum is also shown here.
An heirloom allium, Atropurpureum is a great choice for a cutting garden, with stiff, tall stems that support burgundy-purple to wine-red florets. Watch for the blooms to appear from late spring into early summer.