Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Fall
Color Purple
Growth Habit Clumping
Bloom Season Early Summer
Bloom Size Up to 4 inches

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fragrant
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden, Dried Flowers
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Outdoor
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Party Balloons - Allium Bulbs


Seed Type Bulb
Plant Type Tall
Also known as Flowering Onion, Ornamental Onion

Allium Party Balloons, a cultivated variety of allium, is highly cherished for its cheerful and festive demeanor. Its distinctive clusters of flower heads bear a striking resemblance to colorful balloons, infusing a sense of whimsical delight and merriment into any garden or floral composition. With sturdy stems and enduring blossoms, this cultivar is an excellent choice for long-lasting cut flower arrangements. Adding to its allure, this particular variety is known to produce two blooms from a single bulb, truly embodying the spirit of being the life of the party!

Planting Information

Planting Party Balloons - Allium Bulbs

Planting Season Fall
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 6 inches deep
Plant Height 36 inches
Plant Spacing 5 to 6 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Bulb Size 12+ cm circumference
View our Allium Planting Guide to learn more.


Recommended Coverage
1 Bulb / Fall-Planted | Ships in Fall Up to 5 Sq. Ft
3 Bulbs / Fall-Planted | Ships in Fall Up to 10 Sq. Ft
5 Bulbs / Fall-Planted | Ships in Fall Up to 25 Sq. Ft

Companions Plants

Companion Plants for Party Balloons - Allium Bulbs

Aesthetic or Culinary