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30 bulbs 261487-30 £13.95 Delivery late September
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A well-known classic, that’s so perennial you can even get away with growing it in grass. It’s tough, reliable, long-flowering — and dark and rich.

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Genus Allium
Group/Species atropurpureum (syn. nigrum var. purpureum)
Type Perennial
Common Name Black Garlic
Border Position Border (Middle)
Bulb Size 8/10
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 60cm (24in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting 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 - July
Vase Life Good for cutting.
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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