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Buy Nectaroscordum siculum Bulbs | Sicilian Honey Garlic | Sarah Raven

Allium siculum (syn. Nectaroscordum)

The late spring candelabra bulb, which flowers all through May and June, has splendid architectural seedheads and is a magnet for bees and butterflies.
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15 bulbs

30 bulbs

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Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Middle)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
May - June
Height
1.2m (4ft)
Group/Species
siculum
Common name
Sicilian Honey Garlic
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
25cm (10in)
Cultivation
Nectaroscordum bulbs should be planted point up about 4" (10cm) deep and 3-4" (8-10cm) apart in sun or part shade. Plant deeper in colder areas.

Description

The late spring candelabra bulb, which flowers all through May and June — and like its cousin, the allium, has splendid architectural seedheads and is a magnet for bees and butterflies. This grows happily in shade. Will self-sow.

Care Tips

A genuine carefree plant, you can't go wrong.