£12.50 – £32.50
Allium Giganteum. These giant alliums grows to a magnificent 150 cm, (4-5 ft). They look fantastic grown as a centre piece in beds on their own or in the herbaceous border. Bees and other pollinators are attracted to all alliums, but favour the giant alliums due to the mass of small star-shaped blooms that produce this magnificent large ball of colour.
Large Bulbs: Size 20 up
3 bulbs, 5 bulbs, 9 bulbs
Plant: Late September – Late November, three times the depth of the bulb. Spacing 25-30 cm. Flowers May- June. Flower height 150 cm
Hardy. Perennial. Needs well-drained, fertile soil. Full sun or half shade. Feed with a slow release fertilizer. Ideal for borders, if growing a containers, make sure the bulbs have plenty of root space and feed with a slow release liquid fertilizer, Growmore is ideal.
Propagate: When bulbs are overcrowded, lift once the flower stem has dried out and comes away from the bulbs easily. Separate the bulbs and store in a cool dark place, replant in the autumn.