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Allium aflatunense

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
syn hollandicum
A variable species allium flowering with dense 4” balls of pale purple or deep lilac. .
Plant in drifts where the natural variations in size, colour, and height can be used to best effect.

Bulb size: 12/14
Flowering:
May - June
Height:  to 75cm Position: Plant 4" deep and 6” apart in a sunny border with good drainage. Will seed in favourable circumstances

Allium aflatunense 'Purple Sensation'

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
RHS AGM Syn hollandicum ‘Purple Sensation’
A consistent selected form of the species (aflatunense) with very large heads of rich deep-violet flowers, up to 10cm across, on stiff

Bulb size
12/14 cm
Flowering: May - June
Height:
to 90cm
Position: Plant 3-4" deep and 6” apart in a sunny position in well drained soil

Allium Ambassador

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
RHS AGM A Great Dixter favourite. Huge deep purple flower heads to 8in width
A sterile hybrid, so flowers stay for a long time, although will not set seed or dry well.

Bulb Size: 20/24
Flowering: late May-end June
Height: to 100cm
Position: Best in full sun in well drained soil


Allium amethystinum ‘Red Mohican’

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Burgundy red with a white crest. On good stems. A good cut flower.

Bulb Size: 10/+
Flowering: June-July
Height: to 100cm
Position: Best in full sun in well drained soil

Allium amplectens Graceful Beauty

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Magnificent clusters of white flowers with purple stamens on tall stems with long narrow leaves.
One of the best of the showy white alliums

Bulb Size: 6/+
Flowering: May-June
Height: to 40cm
Position: Best in well drained soil in full sun

Allium altissimum ‘Goliath’

The tallest purple drumstick allium.

Bulb Size: 16/+
Flowering: JuneJuly
Height: to 80 in (200cm)
Position: Best in well drained soil in full sun

 

 

Allium atropurpureum

Deep purple red 3in hemispheres. They should be 'dramatic!

Bulb size: 8/10+ 
Flowers: June
Height to 90cm / 36” 

 

 

Allium basalticum 'Silverspring'

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Creamy white flowers with a dark rose violet eye in hemispherical heads on green stems,

Bulb size
: 12/+ cm
Flowering:  June/July
Height: to 90cm
Position: Well drained. Full sun


Allium cristophii

RHS AGM (syn A albopilosum)
Strap shaped leaves are followed by the large, star-shaped metallic sheened lilac flower heads up to 20cm across as the leaves start to wither
Seed heads dry well, and are bleached by the sun giving lasting structure, and are interesting for flower arranging / winter decorations

Bulb size: 12/14 cm
Flowering: May - June
Height: to 60cm
Position: Plant in a sunny well drained soil, 8" apart to avoid overcrowding the heads and 3-4" deep.  May self sow producing flowering plants in 4 years

Allium decipiens

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Saucer shaped head of shiny pink /lilac flowers on good stems. May need a summer baking to persist.

Bulb Size: 8/+
Flowering: June to July
Height: to 60cm
Position: Best in well drained soil in full sun

Allium Gladiator

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
RHS AGM
Giant rounded clusters of starry light reddish-purple flowers on strong stems.

Bulb size
 18/20 cm
Flowering: June
Height:
  to 120cm (50 ins)
Position: Plant the big bulbs in sun in fertile well drained soil, about 6" deep and 18" apart.

Allium Globemaster

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
RHS AGM
Huge dense long lasting heads of scented deep purple violet flowers up to 20cm across on stiff, stout stems.
Note: Globemaster is a sterile hybrid of A giganteum and does not set seed

Bulb size
20/24 cm
Flowering: May - June
Height:
to 90cm
Position: Plant in a sunny position in good well drained soi-6" deep and at least 18" apart. Although vigorous and reliable re-flowering regularly. Bulbs will split over time to produce new bulbs, but until they have had time to bulk up flowering will be reduced.

Allium jesdianum Early Emperor

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
RHS AGM Early flowering so good for extending the season.
Reddish-violet flowers tipped with white in large heads. Bred for cutting, with strong stems

Bulb size:
14+ cm
Flowering: May
Height:
to 75 cm
Position: Plant bulbs 4-5" deep in full sun and in well drained soils

Allium 'Metallic Shine'

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Dark metallic purple shades a hybrid of A cristophii and A. atropurpureum

Bulb size: 10/+ cm
Flowering: June
Height: to 28in (70cm)

 

Allium nigrum

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
syn Allium multibulbosum
Creamy white flowers with green/black central ovaries in flattened hemi-spherical heads on stiff medium height stems

Bulb size
: 10/12 cm
Flowering:
June
Height: to 60cm
Position: Plant 3-4deep in sunny well drained soil 4-6" apart. They need a dry summer rest to re flower.

Allium nigrum ‘Pink Jewel’

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
A form of a nigrum, with true pale pink domed heads

Bulb size: 10/+
Flowers: May-June
Height to 90cm / 36”

Allium obliquum

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Tight round heads of green / pale lemon-coloured flowers on stiff but slender stems

Bulb Size: Flowering size
Flowering: June
Height: to 100cm
Position: Best in full sun in well drained soil

Allium Purple Rain

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
RHS AGM An Allium cristophii x Purple Sensation hybrid offering the best of form and colour.
Deep amethyst purple 6in globes on strong stems, it bulks up well.

Bulb Size: 10/+
Flowering: May -June
Height: to 100cm
Position: Best in full sun in well drained soil


Allium sativum v ophioscordum

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
RHS AGM Serpent Garlic/Rocambole
Edible tortuous scape with white/green and pink flowers in a loose umbel

Bulb size: flowering size
Flowering: June- Juiy
Height: to 24in (60cm)

Allium siculum spp bulgaricum

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
syn Nectaroscordum siculum
Loose umbels of drooping bell shaped brown green and red flowers on tall stems
After fertilisation the seed heads dry erect, prized for flower arranging

Bulb Size:
10/+
Flowering: May - June
Height: to 60cm
Position: Hardy bulb for partial shade and moist, well-drained ground, Easy to flower even in clay soils where it will often naturalise b seeding around

Allium sphaerocephalon

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Drumstick Allium / Roundheaded Leek
Pear shaped tight umbels on tall stems, starting green but turning dark maroon red from the tip

Bulb Size:
6/+
Height: to 36" (90 cm)
Flowers:  July - August
Position: :Plant 3” deep in full sun in well drained soil and 3-4" apart

Allium 'Spider’

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
A hybrid of A schubertii and A atropurpureum , gives an exploding firework effect in dark purple on tall stems.

Bulb size:
10/+.
Flowering: June.
Height: to 75 cm.
Position: Dry sheltered sunny with good drainage.

 


Allium stipitatum 'Mount Everest'

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Impressive hybrid of Allium stipitatum and Allium aflatunense with large dense spherical heads (to 4”) of pure white flowers on strong green stems

Bulb size
: 20+ cm
Flowering: May - June
Height: to 120cm
Position: Plant.4-5" deep in a sunny soil and some 12" (30cm) apart. .Easy for a well drained sunny corner. Bulks up from offsets

 


Allium Summer Drummer

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Very tall, later flowering, scented with purple and white florets, giving a halo effect.

Bulb Size: 12/+
Flowering: June-July
Height: to 200cm+
Position: Best in full sun in well drained soil

Allium tripedale

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Syn Nectarosordum tripedale
 A tall  relative of siculum. With dense flowerheads to 5ins, with a succession of upto 30 pink striped, white flowers

Bulb Size 10/+
Flowers May/June
Height to 40ins (100cm)
Position: Best in full sun in well drained soil

Allium ‘Violet Beauty'

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
RHS AGM Sweetly scented metallic violet blooms in 10 cm dome shaped heads. A good cut flower.

Bulb Size:
10/+
Flowering: May - June
Height: to 65cm
Position: Plant 3” deep in full sun in well drained soil and 6" apart