Allium 'Early Emperor'
ornamental onion bulbs
- Position: full sun
- Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average to fast
- Flowering period: May
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Rounded clusters of star-shaped flowers, each with a prominent cluster of near-white stamens, which give the flowerhead a pale shimmer, appear on top of the upright stems in early summer. Wonderfully statuesque, it looks a great in a pot - or plant them through a border filled with rich pinks, purples and white.
- Garden care: Plant bulbs 15cm deep and 15cm apart to enjoy the full effect of the flowers. Avoid excessive mositure from late summer when they become dormant. Over-large clumps can be lifted and divided in autumn or spring.
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