Exquisite rounded heads of light purple star shaped flowers create a beautiful display and attract bees to your garden. Grass like foliage forms a neat habit. Foliage dies down in autumn and it is hardy.
Month Available: May
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Purple
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Season of Interest: Summer
Plant Type: Perennial
Main Attribute: Summer flowering
Height / Spread: 60cm x 10cm (24in x 4in)
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
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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