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Graceful white allium collection - 50+25 Free bulbs

allium collection

Perfect for pollinators
2+1 FREE collections £44.97 £29.98
£44.97 £29.98
  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Alliums are loved by bees and they will help add colour to the garden in early summer. They are great for adding contrast and diversity to the border, which also makes them a perennial favourite with garden designers. The cool white flowers in this collection will shimmer like jewels in the garden. All these allium varieties will naturalise well and look good planted in naturalistic swathes or clusters.

    In each collection you will receive the following:

    10 × Allium amplectens 'Graceful Beauty'
    These alliums were only introduced in 2011 and already they have become firm favourites. They are compact growers, so are perfect for pots and front of border positions, and they produce very pretty clusters of white flowers, which have the palest pink flush and distinctive lavender stamens, in late spring. Easy and undemanding, they are at their best when planted in large drifts. Grows to 30cm.

    10 × Allium nigrum
    The grey-green leaves of this ornamental onion generally have started to die back when the flowers emerge in early summer. These sit on tall, sturdy stems forming flattish clusters that create a striking silhouette. Each creamy-white to pale lavender flower has a pronounced ovary at its heart, which looks a little like a green pearl, nestled in the centre. Grows to 75cm.

    5 × Allium karataviense 'Ivory Queen'
    An unusual, low-growing ornamental onion, this produces globes of star-shaped white summer flowers cradled between two broad, grey-green fleshy leaves. Despite its short stems the flowers can reach the size of an orange. It is eyecatching used at the edge of a sunny border or gravel garden. It is also excellent used in dried flower arrangements. Grows to 20cm.

  • Garden care: Plant bulbs 10cm deep and 10cm apart to enjoy the full effect of the flowers. Avoid excessive soil moisture, and split and divide large clumps in autumn or spring.
  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs