Fantastic Allium Collection

My three favourite alliums for growing in drifts in the garden and for picking for inside. Don't pick the leaves, just the flower stems and put a drop of bleach in the water to extend their vase life and prevent any oniony smell. More
60 bulbs 260891-60 £15.95

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My three favourite alliums for growing in drifts in the garden and for picking for inside. Don't pick the leaves, just the flower stems and put a drop of bleach in the water to extend their vase life and prevent any oniony smell.

Don't chuck the flowers when they go over – hang them upside down to dry for spraying silver for your Christmas tree.

This collection flowers from May to July, and contains a combination of the following bulbs:

If you'd like to give this as a gift, we will send it out in our lovely Sarah Raven hessian sack, tied with ribbon, along with a gift card and envelope. Remember to type in your gift message at the checkout for it to be included in the card.

Type Hardy Perennial Bulb
Common Name Ornamental onion
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Sandy, Fertile
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 60-90cm (2-3ft)
Spacing Plant 15cm (6in) deep, 20cm (8in) 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 - August
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
How to plant and grow allium bulbs

Sarah's top tips on how to plant and grow allium bulbs for fantastic flowers in the garden or vase.

Delivery

Bulb Delivery - When in stock, outdoor bulbs are normally despatched within 2-3 working days. During the busy months of February and September/October, it can take up to two weeks for delivery, due to the number of orders being processed. Please note, we despatch all of our orders in the order they were placed.

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