Allium jesdianum 'Early Emperor'

Bred for a cut flower, this allium has wonderful stems and blooms a good two weeks earlier than most in May to coincide with the tulips and lovely for that. More
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Bred for a cut flower, this allium has wonderful stems and blooms a good two weeks earlier than most in May to coincide with the tulips and lovely for that.

Genus Allium
Group/Species jesdianum
Variety Early Emperor
Type Hardy Perennial Bulb
Common Name Ornamental onion
Border Position Middle
Bulb Size 16/18

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Soil Type Chalky, Fertile, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 85cm (34in)
Spacing Plant 15cm (6in) deep, 30cm (12in) apart.
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
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
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