Allium caeruleum

20 bulbs £4.99
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60 bulbs £12.00
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Buy Allium caeruleum allium bulbs: Beautiful globes of bright blue flowers

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to July
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 4/-

    This stunning blue ornamental onion is ideal for a sunny border. Dense globes of small, star-shaped, bright blue summer flowers on stiff stems and narrow, mid-green leaves. Since the leaves die-back before the flowers emerge its best planted with other medium - sized herbaceous plants, such as sea-holly, which help to mask the faded foliage.

  • Garden care: Plant 8cm (3in) deep in naturalistic drifts in September or October in a well-drained, sunny site. Split and divide large clumps in autumn or spring

  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs
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Allium caeruleum

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Lovely colour and good show.

mum

Rutland

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Not flowered yet but looking strong and healthy

5

All the bulbs I ordered were healthy and delivered as specified. Can't wait for them to flower soon !

Bojang

Birmingham

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