Allium nigrum

The best of all alliums for naturalising in grass, robust, long-season flowering, impressive yet also with simple, wild flower looks. More
5 bulbs 260878-5 £4.95

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The best of all alliums for naturalising in grass, robust, long-season flowering, impressive yet also with simple, wild flower looks.

This is ideal for giving height and scale to late spring/early summer white-themed planting schemes too.

Genus Allium
Group/Species nigrum (species)
Type Hardy Perennial Bulb
Common Name Black Garlic
Border Position Container
Bulb Size 10/12

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Soil Type Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
Height 60cm (24in)
Spacing Plant 15cm (6in) deep, 15cm (6in) apart.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant outdoors September-November.
Care Tips Remember these are very perennial so plant them somewhere permanent. Removing the tatty foliage doesn't appear to affect the bulbs. Add grit on heavy soils.
Flowering June
Vase Life Add a drop of bleach to the water to minimise the oniony smell or change the water regularly.
Harvesting Flowers in June
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice
Planting numbers for bulbs in borders

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