Allium neapolitanum Cowanii Group
In this mix
|Direct Sow/ Plant Out|
- Border (Front), Border (Middle)
- Broad Tolerance
- 40cm (16in)
- Common name
- Ornamental onion
- Full Sun
- Plant 15cm (6in) deep, 30cm (12in) apart.
- Plant 15cm (6in) deep, 20cm (8in) apart. These are perennial and long-lasting so plant them somewhere permanent.
A very delicate and pretty, early-flowering, pure white allium, cowanii is excellent in the border and as a very long-lasting (3 weeks) cut flower. You can eat the flowers in salad too.
Removing the foliage once it becomes tatty doesn't appear to affect the bulbs.