Allium Gladiator

Plant Details

Gorgeous rich pink – rose flowers on elegant tall stems bloom from early summer attracting bees to your garden. Strap like foliage dies down after flowering and will return the following spring.

Month Available: March

Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous

Flower Colour: Pink

Suitable For Wildlife: Bees

Soil Type: Well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full sun

Season of Interest: Summer

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers

Plant Type: Perennial

Hardy: Fully

Main Attribute: Summer flowering

Height / Spread: 120cm x 50cm (48in x 20in)

Growing Tips & Additional Information

Allium are bulbs and do not grow well in cold, wet soil so choose a well drained sheltered position.

Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders

Pests and Diseases: Slugs, Onion Rot, Downy Mildew

Plant Care: Leave stems in autumn to enjoy the seedheads.

Care and Time: Low - spring

Warning: Harmful if eaten.

Benefits: Excellent for pots and borders, different foliage habit, mass of flowers, attractive to bees, neat habit

History: Alliums are commonly known as ornamental onions.

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