Allium Schubertii

Plant Details

Striking pink – purple flowers create a stunning starburst effect on delicate stems from early summer, attracting bees to your garden. Bright green strap like foliage dies down after flowering and will return the following spring.

Month Available: March

Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous

Flower Colour: Purple

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: 50cm x 50cm (20in 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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