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Allium Collection


Allium are often best known for their medicinal and aphrodisiac qualities, alongside the ability to enhance the flavour of many recipes, with a taste closely resembling that of an onion. Flowering profusely during the summer, they are incredibly versatile plants producing ornamental interest in a vase or at the back of a border. Prefers well-drained soil in full sun. Hardy bulbous perennials. Supplied as bulbs.

This collection comprises of;
Summer Drummer - Height 1.5m
Silver Spring - Height 75cm
Purple Sensation - Height 80cm
Flower Colour
Pink, Purple, White

Type of garden
Container Gardening, Cottage Garden, Cutting Garden, Prairie Style planting

Hardiness
Hardy bulb

Category
Bulbs

Other
Flowers For Cutting/Drying, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Ideal for Beginners, Suitable for Container

Flowering Time
Spring

Aspect
Sun or Partial Shade

Spread
10cm (4")

Height
1.5m (60"), 75cm (30"), 80cm (32")

Allium

Soil

Any soil as long as it's well drained.

Position

Full sun

Cutting

Yes

Flowering

June to July, Silver Spring is April to June

Additional Information

They add impact to an early summer border or can be dried for winter decoration. Attractive to bees and butterflies. Rabbit and deer resistant. Leave the foliage to die back naturally so this enables them to build up energy for the next year. Propagate by seed in spring or by bulb offsets in autumn. Hardy perennial.

Delivery Date: 15 Sep 2018 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
Bless you,
Kind wishes"
 
Janet Morgan
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