How to grow alliums, what variety to choose. Not susceptible to any serious plant diseases or pests and even ornamental alliums are deer and rodent resistant because they are technically members of the onion family.
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The Toughest Lavender Plant - The Phenomenal Lavender. The electric blue, candelabra-shaped Canary Island varieties. French lavenders, bloom almost continuously here. Deadheading the French varieties will force new blooms from lower down the stem.