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Extraordinary Color, Form Serendipity Allium

  • Showy Globe-Shaped Blooms
  • Rosy-Purple Pom-Poms Held High on Sturdy Stems
  • Star of Summer Garden
  • Excellent Tightly Upright Habit
  • Strappy, Blue-Green Foliage Forms Formal, Narrow Mound
  • Butterfly Magnet
  • Grow in Containers
  • Long-Lasting Cut Flowers
  • Deer and Rabbits Tend to Leave Them Alone
  • Low-Maintenance
  • Waterwise Once Established
  • Perennial Comes Back Year After Year
  • Can Be Divided Over Time to Expand Your Planting
  • Cold Hardy
  • Deer and Rabbits Tend to Leave it Alone

Create a fantasy world steps from your back door! Delight in the unexpected and let your creativity soar, as you unwind in a personal paradise.

Rely on the quirky charm of Serendipity Allium (Allium x 'Serendipity' PP# 32023). These gorgeously tough perennials perform faithfully for you each year. And what a show!

All season, you'll enjoy an attractive mound of healthy, blue-green foliage. These narrow, formal clumps bring a polished presentation to your plantings.

Starting in mid-summer, watch for long wands to emerge from the crown topped with a flower bud. These sturdy stems become a proud sculptural accent.

You'll be thrilled to watch as the blooms open into a wide purple fireworks display! They stay beautiful for weeks from mid-season through late summer.

Kids love watching these "Dr. Suess" plants sway in the breeze. You'll want to grow plenty to have flowers to cut for ultra-modern indoor bouquets.

Butterflies adore their nectar-rich flower heads. You'll feel great about your choice to support the needs of our precious ecology.

Each compact Serendipity Allium produces many flowers. They'll look incredible en masse, and suit many different garden styles...from minimalist to Cottage.

Best of all? These cute perennial plants are so easy to grow!

Serendipity is drought tolerant, cold hardy and rabbit resistant. It delivers a reliable performance as a noteworthy accent at a time of year when other plants have finished.

Selected as a sport of the popular 'Millenium' Allium, Serendipity features beautiful bluish foliage and flowers that are a rosy-purple.

It's no surprise that our expertly grown Serendipity Allium plants are in high demand. People across the country cherish their funky flower form and formal foliage. Order yours today!

How to Use Serendipity Allium in the Landscape

If you love the look of these special plants, start a collection. You can enjoy many months of Allium blooms by simply including our wide catalog of different varieties.

They'll make a spectacular border along the "company side" of your Victory Garden. Use them to bring beneficial pollinators for bigger yields during your first or second planting.

Plant them ten inches apart, measuring from the middle of one plant to the middle of the next. You'll effortlessly create a solid ribbon of color.

Decorate your existing plantings. Let your imagination go wild!

Repeat them as beautiful punctuation to keep the eye moving along the length of your border. They'll grow in either full sun or partial shade.

Pair them with a backdrop of Roses to tell a 'Beauty and the Beast' garden story. Or, let them jazz up the sunny side of a decades-old Yew hedge in your foundation planting.

Pop them in your container gardens. Plant several of them together as a dramatic single species, then move their pot front and center during their bloom.

Did you know that Alliums are also called "Ornamental Onions"? Create an elegant potted display to decorate your outdoor dining room table. They'll stay low enough to see across the table.

Going to a dinner party? Potted Serendipity Allium makes very appropriate Hostess Gifts, as well.

#ProPlantTips for Care

Provide Serendipity Allium full sun to partial shade, with at least four hours of sun a day. They do best in well-drained soil. Grow in containers if your soil stays damp or wet after a rain.

Get their roots established with a moderate amount of water on a regular basis.They will become waterwise over time.

Trim them back in late winter. Divide them every few years using a sharp spade. Replant them about a foot apart to expand the row.

Delight in the allure of Serendipity Allium. Order these enchanting additions to your summer season now!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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Serendipity Allium Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-8
Growing Zones 4-8
More Information
Brand Proven Winners
Botanical Name Allium x 'Serendipity'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 15 - 20 inches
Mature Spread 10 - 15 inches
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Type Well Drained
Moisture Medium, Low
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Purple
Pollinator Friendly Yes
When To Prune Late Winter