Bumper Border Allium Collection

Alliums as a family are not shrinking violets and what you've got here are the good value, showiest and noisiest of the lot, to max-out on the whole sparkler and firework theme from May until July. More
21 bulbs 261082-21 £39.95 Now £35.95 In stock
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Alliums as a family are not shrinking violets and what you've got here are the good value, showiest and noisiest of the lot, to max-out on the whole sparkler and firework theme from May until July.

This collection contains:
Genus Allium
Variety Beau Regard, Early Emperor, Forelock, Lucy Ball, Purple Rain
Type Hardy perennial bulb
Common Name Ornamental onion
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 85-150cm (34-60in)
Spacing Plant 15cm (6in) deep, 20cm (8in) apart.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting October - 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 May - July
Vase Life Add a drop of bleach to the water to minimise the oniony smell or change the water regularly. They will look good for up to 2 weeks without rearranging.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice
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