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Allium Bulbs - Purple & White Mix
£9.99
Allium Bulbs - Purple & White Mix Allium Bulbs - Purple & White Mix

Allium Bulbs - Purple & White Mix

A. atropurpueum and A. nigrum

A mesmerising combination of large white and slightly smaller purple blooms. Attractive to pollinators. Flowers May-June. Height up to 75cm. Bulb size 1. (Bulb sizes quoted in centimetres refer to the circumference of bulbs. All bulbs are sourced from cultivated stocks.)

 

 

 

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Code: 240288
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Combination of different sized blooms

A mesmerising combination of large white and slightly smaller purple blooms. Attractive to pollinators. Flowers May-June. Height up to 75cm. Bulb size 1. (Bulb sizes quoted in centimetres refer to the circumference of bulbs. All bulbs are sourced from cultivated stocks.)

 

 

 

These hardy perennial 'ornamental onions', which explode into bloom in early summer, are becoming ever more popular for creating dramatic border displays, and for cutting. And even when the initial display is over the dried heads look amazing in the garden or in a vase indoors.

Colour:Mixed

Hardiness:-15 degrees

Resistance to Disease:False

Seeds:False

Bulbs:True

Shrubs:False

Tree:False

Plants:False

Aftercare - Easy:True

Aftercare - Moderate:False

Aftercare - High:False

Scented:False

Height:71-80cm

Cut Flower:True

Edible Flower:False

Spread:1-10cm

Organic:False

Good For Dried Flowers:False

Drought Resistant:False

RHS Award of Garden Merit:False

Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:False

Award Winners in Fleuroselect Trials:False

Likes Acidic Soil:False

Containers:True

Hanging Baskets:False

Beds & Borders:True

Rockeries:False

Climbers:False

Greenhouse, Glass House or Home:False

Prefers Full Sun:True

Grows in Sun or Partial Shade:False

Grows in Sun or Shade:False

Partial or Full Shade:False

Shade:False

F1 Variety:False

Hardy Annual:False

Half Hardy Annual:False

Greenhouse Annual:False

Hardy Biennial:False

Greenhouse Biennial:False

Hardy Perennial:True

Tender Perennial:False

Half Hardy Perennial:False

Greenhouse Perennial:False

Shrub:False

Butterflies:True

Birds:False

Bees:True

Planting bulbs in groups will produce a colourful spring display. For best results plant your delivery of bulbs as soon as possible, although tulips can benefit from planting in November as this will help to avoid frost damage to early shoot tips in spring. When planting choose an area that is freely drained as bulbs will rot in waterlogged areas. As a general rule for outdoor planting, you should bury the bulb to a depth three times the height of the bulb. Small bulbs can be planted 10-15 cm (4-6") apart and larger bulbs such as daffodils and tulips plant 15-20cm (6-8") apart. If planting in containers, bulbs can be planted closer together but ensure they are not touching each other. Containers that will bloom for months! By planting layers of different bulb varieties your containers could be blooming from February to May! Cover the pot's hole with at least 5cm of small stones or crocks to improve drainage, and use a 50/50 mix of good quality compost and garden soil. Allow just 1cm gap between bulbs and don't allow them to touch the sides of the pot. Provide protection over winter, and move outside when the first green shoots appear in spring.

Ideal for beds and borders, patio pots and containers. Suitable for cut flowers. Attractive to pollinators. Prefers full sun.

All Dobies products should reach you in perfect condition, just as they left us. If you are dissatisfied in any way with their condition on arrival, please let us know within 14 days. We are only liable for the cost of the goods as quoted on the website plus the cost of delivery if the goods are faulty.

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