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Allium for Grass Collection

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35 bulbs

Delivery:

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Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Position
In Grass
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
May - June
Height
90cm (36in)
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
Plant 15cm (6in) deep, 20cm (8in) apart.
Cultivation
Plant 15cm (6in) deep, 20cm (8in) apart or more. These are perennial and long-lasting so plant them somewhere permanent.

Description

I think many of us like the idea of alliums in long grass – as you might see in the wild on a Cretan hillside.

All these flower reliably in turf and return year on year, giving you a flowery swathe for a long season. You could preceed these with >a href="https://www.sarahraven.com/products/narcissus-actaea">Narcissus poeticus, Narcissus 'Cheerfulness' and Camassia leichtlinii 'Caerulea' to extend the season.

This collection contains:
  • 15 bulbs of Allium nigrum
  • 10 bulbs of Allium atropurpureum
  • 5 bulbs of Allium nigrum 'Pink Jewel'
  • 5 bulbs of Allium x cristophii 'Mercurius'

Our bulb collections will be supplied with each variety bagged individually. To reduce waste, we no longer collate these into a second larger bag. Your delivery paperwork will list details of the collection you have ordered and the varieties included. Our bags can either be recycled or composted (please check bags for details).

This can be gift wrapped in our exclusive hessian sack, with ribbon and a Sarah Raven gift card. You will be able to add this to your basket once you begin the checkout process. To add a gift message to your order, simply fill out the details at the delivery stage of the checkout.

Please note: only items which are showing ‘in stock’ can be gift wrapped.

Care Tips

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