Allium cristophii

star of Persia bulbs - ( Allium christophii )

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Buy Allium cristophii star of Persia bulbs - ( Allium christophii ) : Huge globes of star-like, lilac flowers

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to July
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 11/12

    Huge globes of small star-shaped, pinkish-purple flowers appear in summer above narrow, grey-green leaves. In bloom these fabulous globes - up to 20cm (8in) in diameter - have a metallic sheen. The faded flowerheads hold up well in the border and are useful for dried flower arrangements. Perfect for a sunny site, dotted in small groups among ornamental grasses, or as part of a Mediterranean scheme. Alliums look best planted between medium-sized herbaceous plants, which help to mask the strap-like leaves, which fade by the time the flowers appear.

  • Garden care: Plant the bulbs 15cm deep and 20cm apart to avoid the flowers being to crowded. Avoid excessive soil moisture and split and divide large clumps in autumn or spring.

  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs
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Notes on Allium cristophii

"A sun-loving, silver-purple allium made from almost a hundred metallic stars arranged in a dazzling sphere -followed by a long-lasting seed head."

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Crocus has a good selection and are one of my favourite on line suppliers. The seasonal booklet is colourful and inspirational.

Little F

Cambridge

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Beautiful Giant purple heads

5

Lovely bulbs, stems came up very tall with giant Heads. Great colour that lasted well. I cut the spent plants down and dried them and they look great as a dry display too.

Gardengirl

Uk

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