ALLIUM giganteum

Commonly known as Giant ornamental onion

Giant mauve drumstick-shaped flowers
Further Reading....
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    20cm (8in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Bulbous perennial. Produces dense umbels 10cm (4in) across of 50 or more flowers with prominent stamens.
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Strap-shaped, pale-green basal leaves 30-100cm (12-39in) long which wither before flowering.
  • Very hardy
    Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

ALLIUM giganteum

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
individually £11.00 each , 3+ £9.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 2 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects.
    Pests & Diseases
    Onion fly, white rot, downy mildew.
    Place of origin
    Central Asia.
  • Flower Shape
    Star-shaped
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Will tolerate dry conditions
  • Toxic - Category B - CAUTION
    Toxic if eaten
    (People & Pets)
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Butterfly friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
Jan
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1.5m (5ft)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Watering Can
  20cm (8in)
 

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