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  • RHS AGM allium collection

Award-winning allium collection - 100+50 Free bulbs

RHS AGM allium collection

RHS award of garden merit Perfect for pollinators
2+1 FREE collections £59.97 £39.98
2+1 FREE collections £59.97 £39.98
1 collection £19.99
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 £19.99
  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    The Royal Horticultural Society recently trailed alliums in 2016 and these are some of the best, they all won an award of garden merit.

    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 the following:

    25 × 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 × 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 × Allium 'Purple Rain'Holder of a prestigeous Award of Garden Merit, this gorgeous allium was one of the best performers at a recent RHS trial. It is easy to grow, and will reliably produces its open heads of star-shaped flowers on sturdy stems that stand up well in poor weather conditions. A cross between the ever popular A. 'Purple Sensation' and A. cristophii, this comes highly recommended, and is ideal for adding early summer colour and structure. Grows to 1m.

    5 × 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 × 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.

  • 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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