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Allium cristophii

Also known as Star of Persia this is the classic, huge-headed sparkler allium, with seed heads almost as good as the flowers.
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15 bulbs

30 bulbs

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Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Middle)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
June - July
Height
60cm (24in)
Group/Species
cristophii
Common name
Star of Persia
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
Plant 15cm (6in) deep, 30cm (12in) apart.
Cultivation
Plant 15cm (6in) deep, 20cm (8in) apart or more. These are perennial and long-lasting so plant them somewhere permanent.

Description

Also known as Star of Persia this is the classic, huge-headed sparkler allium, with seed heads almost as good as the flowers. It's hard to beat on value – quite cheap to buy and very perennial, lasting in the garden for decades.

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Care Tips

Removing the foliage once it becomes tatty doesn't appear to affect the bulbs.