Allium giganteum, or Ornamental onion, bears large rounded flower heads in summer that can reach up to 4 inches across. They produce a multitude of star shaped lilac pink flowers that attract butterflies. Grow in sun and well drained soil.
Mojave Sage Among the most beautiful of the sages, Mojave sage offers beautiful pink blooms that look good well into fall. Even when not in bloom, its gray-green foliage is lovely. Like other salvias, it's great for hummingbirds and butterflies. And it's a great cut flower. Name: Salvia pachyphylla Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 3 feet tall
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