Allium sphaerocephalon

XL Landscaping pack of bulbs

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1000 bulbs £59.99
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Buy Allium sphaerocephalon XL Landscaping pack of bulbs: A extra large pack of bulbs

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to August
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 5/-

    A gorgeous allium with small, egg-shaped flowerheads, that top tall, slender stems in mid- to late summer. Planted en-masse in a border, these diminutive claret-coloured flowers look great emerging from a screen of foliage, or against a backdrop of ornamental grasses. The foliage tends to die back before the flowers emerge, then the flowers gently fade as summer comes to a close.

  • Garden care: For best effect plant the bulbs 8cm deep in natural drifts. Avoid soils that are too wet, and split and divide large clumps in autumn or spring.

  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs
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Eventual height & spread

My allium spaerocephalon have developed some yellow leaves with black spots. How should I treat them?

CambridgeGal

Hello, Your plants may have succumbed to leek rust. Unfortunately there is no chemical control, however you can help reduce the impact by avoiding overcrowding, avoid using fertilisers that are too high in nitrogen, and remove all the affected leaves at the end of the season.

Helen

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