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Buy Nectaroscordum 'Tripedale' | Sicilian Honey Garlic | Sarah Raven

Allium tripedale (syn. Nectaroscordum)

A very rare white form of allium that is unusual in tolerating shade.
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Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Middle)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
May - June
Height
90cm (36in)
Group/Species
tripedale
Common name
Sicilian Honey Garlic
Moisture
Well-drained
Size
1 bulb
Aspect
Full Sun
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

One of the loose alliums whose flower heads droop away from the main stem as if gathered in a hand-tied bunch. This is a very rare white form. And is unusual in tolerating shade.

Care Tips

For best results plant bulbs in well-drained soil in a sunny border, plants will naturalise over time.