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  • Sicilian honey garlic bulbs
  • Eventual height: 1.2m
  • Eventual spread: 0.1m

Nectaroscordum siculum

Sicilian honey garlic bulbs

25 bulbs £4.99
25 bulbs £4.99
75 bulbs £14.97 £12.00
  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: any moderately fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: May and June
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 8-

    A really unusual ornamental onion, with an umbrella of hanging, bell-shaped, creamy green flowers flushed with lilac on stiff stems in May and June. This tall, exotic-looking, bulbous perennial will add vertical interest in a sunny, well-drained border and thrives in partial shade, too. As the flowers fade, they turn upright to form curious, shuttlecock-like seedheads that extend the season of interest and add a twist to flower arrangements.

  • Garden care: Plant bulbs 15cm deep and 15cm apart to enjoy the full effect of the flowers. 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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