Parham Allium Collection

My three new-found favourite alliums, all perfect for the border and vase. The pick of the lot at Parham House walled garden trial last summer. More
9 bulbs 261052-9 £12.95 In stock
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15 bulbs 261052-15 £19.95 In stock
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30 bulbs 261052-30 £35.95 In stock
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My three new-found favourite alliums. You must not miss 'Spider', a huge, rich coloured firework display (even more so that 'Schubertii'), balanced by the new and splendid 'Lucy Ball' and sparkler 'Purple Rain'. All three are perfect for the border and vase.

This collections contains 3, 5 or 10 bulbs each of:
Genus Allium
Variety Lucy Ball, Purple Rain, Spider
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 40-100cm (16-40in)
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
Planting numbers for bulbs in borders

A handy guide for how many alliums, narcissi, tulips, snowdrops and other bulbs to plant in your plot.

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.


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