ALLIUM

Commonly known as Onion

Genus of about 700 species of spring-, summer- and autumn-flowering bulbous and rhizomatous perennials mainly from dry and mountainous areas of the northern hemisphere.

In most species a single bulb produces offsets which gradually form clumps.

Some species have culinary use such as garlic and chives.

Ramsons, A. ursinum. is the most common native.

Further Reading....
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Large range of species, culinary and ornamental.
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Tall species for bold clumps in borders; shorter varieties for front of border or rock garden. Spring, summer or autumn flowering.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Onion fly, white rot, downy mildew.
    Place of origin
    Mountainous areas, northern hemisphere.
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
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Buy Varieties of ALLIUM

ALLIUM giganteum

ALLIUM giganteum

Giant ornamental onion

giant mauve drumstick-shaped flowers

 
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