Allium stellatum a perennial growing grow a bulb and it typically grows 12-18" tall. Clumps form plants with flat, narrow, grass-like leaves that are up to 12 inches tall. A number of small, bell-shaped, reddish-pink flowers with star-like lobes, are arranged in rounded clusters termed umbels atop erect, leafless scapes. In mid to late summer the plants bloom, often the leaves die back by flowering time leaving the flower scapes to rise directly from the ground. Best in full sun in soils on the dry side, likes some shade in the afternoon under hot conditions.