Drumstick – Allium sphaerocephalum Share this:Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Common Name: Drumstick Botanical Name: Allium sphaerocephalum, A-lee-um sfay-ro-SEF-a-lum Decorative Life: 14 days. Flower Color: Purple Availability: Fall, Summer Harvest Instructions: Harvest when flowers are about 30% open. Family Roots: Member of Liliaceae (lily family). Native of Europe, North Africa and Western Asia. Related species include agapanthus, clivia, lycoris and daffodil. Personality: Flower clusters are globe-shaped. Plant is a bulbous perennial, classed as a monocotyledon, leaves mostly parallel veined. Stems produce onion-like odor when cut. Storage Specifics: Can be stored in water for nearly one month at 32-35F. Tidbits: Stems look like bass drumsticks. Two inch round flower heads on 20 inch stems. Allium is the Latin name for garlic and sphaerocephalon means spherical-headed. What's New - Find the newest in distinct floral designs from our collection of premium luxury flowers, plants and gifts for any occasion.