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Shades of purple - Allium collection

allium collection

£44.97 £29.98
Pot size 2+1 FREE collections
2+1 FREE collections
1 collection
Quantity


Buy 2 collections and get 1 collection FREE. Therefore you will receive 150 bulbs for the price of 100 - that's 50 free bulbs worth £14.99


  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    These popular perennials are highly prized for their spectacular flowerheads, which will add colour and structure to the late spring and early summer border. Most offer a long period of interest and will help attract beneficial insects including bees. They are also valuable for cutting and adding to fresh or dried arrangements. Originating from dry, mountainous regions, they are easy to grow and will thrive in sunny spots with reasonably fertile, well drained soil.

    In each collection you will receive 50 bulbs, which will be made up of the following:

  • 25 x Allium sphaerocephalon Ideal for naturalised planting schemes, the small, oval-shaped flowerheads of this easy to grow ornamental onion turn from green to purple as they mature. Grows to 90cm.

  • 10 x Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' Large rounded flowerheads are crowded with a mass of purple, star-shaped flowers, each with a green bead-like eye. An impressive border perennial. Grows to 80cm.

  • 5 x Allium hollandicum Slender mid-green leaves start to die back as the densely packed umbels of purplish-pink flowers appear. Well suited to gravel or prairie-style planting schemes. Grows to 1m.

  • 5 x Allium stipitatum 'Violet Beauty' Elegant, slender stems are topped with somewhat flat-bottomed, dome-shaped clusters of violet flowers, which mix easily with most shades of blue and purple. Grows to 1m.

  • 5 x Allium cristophii Up to 100 slender-petalled, greyish lilac flowers form large (up to 25cm in diameter), particularly showy heads, which remain attractive well after the flowers have faded. Grows to 60cm.

    Buy 2 collections and get 1 collection FREE. Therefore you will receive 150 bulbs for the price of 100 - that's 50 free bulbs worth £14.99

  • Garden care: Avoid excessive mositure from late summer when they become dormant. Over-large clumps can be lifted and divided in autumn or spring.

  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs
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