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Allium Bulb Collection

Collection Contains:10x allium Atropurpureum26x allium Sphaerocephalon12x allium Christophii2x allium ‘early Emperor’get A Generous Collection Of Alliums, For A Firework Display Of Starry Flowers. Keep The Decorative Seedheads After They Flower For Added Texture To Your Borders. planting In Open Groundbulbs Prefer Free-draining Soil. Digging About A Week Before Planting And Adding Some Coarse Sand Or Grit Will Aid Drainage If Soil Is Heavy Or Compacted.rake Some Fish, Blood And Bone Or Dried/pelleted Chicken Manure Into The Surface Of The Soil Before Planting.dig A Hole To The Correct Depth For The Variety Of Bulb. (3 Times The Height Of The Bulb As A General Rule Of Thumb.)loosen The Soil In The Base Of The Hole, If It Is Heavy Clay Add A Cushioning Layer Of Coarse Sand Or Grit To The Bottom, And Place The Bulb On Top.ensure The Bulb Is The Right Way Up. Mix The Soil With Some Compost And Backfill The Hole, Firming The Soil Gently To Ensure There Are No Air Pockets. planting In Containersplanting In Containers Allows You To Extend The Flowering Area Of Your Garden, And Allows You To Grow Flowers On A Balcony, If Indeed You Don’t Have A Garden. You Can Create Lovely Displays By Growing Bulbs In A Collection Of Containers All Grouped Together.when Planting, Ensure The Container Has Good Drainage Holes. Place Broken Crocks Or Polystyrene In The Base Of The Pot But Make Sure You Don’t Block The Drainage Holes. Crocks Positioned Randomly Within The Container Soil Will Further Aid Drainage. Be Aware Of Sharp Edges Though And Wear Gloves When Emptying The Soil At A Later Date.fill Half To Three Quarters Of The Pot With Compost And Place Bulbs On Top.cover Bulbs, Firm Compost Gently, And Water Well. Label With Date And Variety To Keep Track. 

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Allium Sphaerocephalon – Allium Bulbs

The Compact Flower Heads Of Allium Sphaerocephalon Bulbs Are Often Referred To As Drumsticks.recommended For Planting In Clumps Among Perennials And Alongside other Bulbs.  When The Sun Shines On Them, Flowers Will Be Smothered with Honey Bees, Which Pollinate Other Flowers Including Fruit Trees And Tomatoes.ideal As A Cut Flower Both Fresh And Dried.how You Receive Your Bulbsyou Receive Our Spring-flowering Bulbs In Autumn In A Plastic Mesh. This Is To Keep The Bulbs Together In A Pack Which Is Nice And Airy – Perfect To Keep The Bulbs Healthy While In Transit. can’t Plant Straight Away?keep Your Bulbs In A Cool, Light And Dry Place And Preferably Hanging On A Hook So That Air Can Get To The Bulbs At All Angles. Look To Planting Your Bulbs Within A Week Of Receiving Them.

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Allium Bulbs – Ambassador

Well-sized Orbs Of Starry Purple Flowers Develop In Late Spring And Early Summer On Green Stems Reaching Up To 1m (3ft). Perfectly Placed In The Centre Of A Flower Bed With Blue Camassias And Tulips.with An Award Of Garden Merit Ambassador Is Beautiful Grown In Your Border With Nearby Tall Spring-flowering Bulbs Like Camassia And Crown Imperials.how You Receive Your Bulbsyou Receive Our Spring-flowering Bulbs In Autumn In A Plastic Mesh. This Is To Keep The Bulbs Together In A Pack Which Is Nice And Airy – Perfect To Keep The Bulbs Healthy While In Transit. can’t Plant Straight Away?keep Your Bulbs In A Cool, Light And Dry Place And Preferably Hanging On A Hook So That Air Can Get To The Bulbs At All Angles. Look To Planting Your Bulbs Within A Week Of Receiving Them.

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Alllium Gladiator – Allium Bulbs

Allium 'gladiator' Has Massive, Rounded Heads, Up To 25cm Across, Of Tightly Packed Star-like Flowers Borne On Sturdy Stems In June/july. A Good One For Cutting.wow! These Super-tall Alliums Make An Impact In The Summer Border And Their Spent Seed Heads Stay Attractive All Year.how You Receive Your Bulbsyou Receive Our Spring-flowering Bulbs In Autumn In A Plastic Mesh. This Is To Keep The Bulbs Together In A Pack Which Is Nice And Airy – Perfect To Keep The Bulbs Healthy While In Transit. can’t Plant Straight Away?keep Your Bulbs In A Cool, Light And Dry Place And Preferably Hanging On A Hook So That Air Can Get To The Bulbs At All Angles. Look To Planting Your Bulbs Within A Week Of Receiving Them. 

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Allium Purple Sensation – Allium Bulbs

Allium 'purple Sensation' Has Been Given An Rhs Award Of Garden Merit (agm) For Its Value As A Brilliant Garden Plant. It Is A Highly Popular Hybrid Of Allium Aflatunense With Large Dense Heads Of Star-shaped, Deep Purple-violet Flowers That Are Loved By Bees.'purple Sensation' Definitely Lives Up To Its Name; It Never Fails To Make A Big Impact In Any Border! They Are Also Excellent Cut Flowers.alliums Make Spectacular Container Plants And 'purple Sensation'  Looks Extra Special In Formal Schemes. Try Combining Them With Formal Hedging Or Topiary Such As A 'mop-head' Standard Bay Tree Or Clipped Box Balls For An Ultra Modern Effect.the Allium Leaves Appear Before The Flowers And  Die Away Quite Quickly Leaving The Stems And Flowers Standing Tall.allium Bulbs Will Come Back Every Year Without Being Lifted And Stored.plant The Bulbs In Autumn At Roughly Twice Their Depth Into Free Draining Soil In A Sunny Position. If You Garden On Heavy Soil Add Some Grit To The Planting Hole To Help Drainage.planting In Drifts Or In Groups Of Fives And Sevens Makes The Most Of These Showy Bulbs. 

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Allium Graceful Beauty – Allium Bulbs

The Allium Graceful Beauty Bulbs Add Summer Sparkle To Any Border And Is A Showy, Hardy Plant That Gives A Marvellous Display Year-after-year.the Spherical Head, Produced By This Allium Bulb, Is Made Up Of Lots Of Tiny Individual White Flowers, Which Are Offset By Purple Stamens.loved By Bees And Other Pollinators And Insects, The Allium Bulb Produces A Spectacular Drumstick Whose Blooms Erupt Into Flower In Early Summer, Taking Over From The Tulips And Irises To Flower Their Way Through To High Summer.this Allium Bulb Looks Fantastic Planted With Roses And Other Summer Perennials; It's Hard To Believe That They Are Members Of The Humble Onion Family!

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Allium Atropurpureum – Allium Bulbs

The Allium Atropurpureum Bulbs Produce Deep Pink And Purple Flower Heads Which Add A New Dimension To Any Border Especially When Mixed With Other Plants.flowering In Late-spring/early-summer, This Allium Bulb Grows To Hover Above The Border With Its Berry Colours Adding A Deep Contrast To Other Blooms. It Also Makes Excellent Cut Flowers Or, For The Large Flowers, It Is Ideal For Drying To Make A Floral Arrangement.we Suggest That You Try Mixing The Allium Bulbs With Grasses Or Team Them With Achilleas And Daisies To Give The Bees A Real Treat!other Pollinators And Insects Also Love The Alliums', As Their Spectacular Drumstick Takes Over From The Tulips And Irises To Flower Their Way Through To High Summer. They Also Look Amazing Teamed With Roses And Other Summer Perennials; It's Hard To Believe That They Are Members Of The Humble Onion Family! Alliums Are Showy, Hardy Plants That Give A Marvellous Display Year After Year. 

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Allium Red Mohican – Allium Bulbs

rare Drum-stick Allium Varietymohican Flowers Bring A Touch Of Humourtall And Confidentyou Receive 12 Bulbs Of Rare Allium Red Mohican Tall Bulbs That Reveal Wine-red Spheres Of White-tipped Flowers. Every Sphere Is Topped With A ‘mohican’ Which Is Fun, Curious And Will Turn The Heads Of Guests To Your Garden.allium Red Mohican Is Easy To Plant In The Autumn And You Can Look Forward To Showing Off Your Gardening Prowess As The Flowers Come Out In Late May Looking Confident And Impressive. For Relatively Little Work You Look Quite The Green-fingered Gardener With This Rare Allium.the Flowers Look Wonderful Serried In A Sunny Wall-side Border. We Like To Dot Allium ‘red Mohican’ Around A Herbaceous Bed To Bridge The Gap Between Spring And Summer Bulbs. They Look Great By Tall Blue Camassias, Late Tulips And Jacob’s Ladder.useful Tips:if Growing In Containers We Recommend You Plant 12 Bulbs For Every 30cm (12in) Pot And Plant In A Free-draining Bulb Compost Where The Bulbs Overwinter Before Erupting Into Flower In Mid-spring.

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Allium Cristophii – Allium Bulbs

These Allium Cristophii Bulbs Produce Large Clusters Of Purple Star-shaped Flowers, Ideal For Growing In Your Flower Bed Alongside Other Tall Bulbs Like Crown Imperials And Tall Tulip Varieties. allium Cristophii Is A Tall Flowering Bulb That Attracts Bees And Butterflies And Looks Striking Mixed With Other Flowers.how You Receive Your Bulbsyou Receive Our Spring-flowering Bulbs In Autumn In A Plastic Mesh. This Is To Keep The Bulbs Together In A Pack Which Is Nice And Airy – Perfect To Keep The Bulbs Healthy While In Transit. can’t Plant Straight Away?keep Your Bulbs In A Cool, Light And Dry Place And Preferably Hanging On A Hook So That Air Can Get To The Bulbs At All Angles. Look To Planting Your Bulbs Within A Week Of Receiving Them.

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Allium Globemaster – Allium Bulbs

Huge Globe-shaped Flowers On Tall Stemsone Of The Largest Of The Allium Bulbs Flowers, Globemaster's Flower Clusters Are Up To 20cm In Diameter, Each Containing Hundreds Of Dainty Star-shaped Flowers.these Alliums Are Guaranteed To Give A Memorable Display Whether Planted In Among Summer Flowering Plants Such As Roses Or Herbaceous Perennials Or Weaving Through Grasses In A Prairie Style Planting Scheme.allium 'globemaster' Also Look Fabulous In Formal Schemes; Their Stout Stems And Imposing Drumstick Outlines Combine Well With Low Box Hedging Or Clipped Shrubs Or Plant Them Into Troughs Or Large Containers.bees Love Their Flower-packed Drumsticks And The Spent Blooms Remain Looking Good Long After The Flowers Have Faded.plant Alliums At  Roughly Twice Their Depth Into Free Draining Soil In A Sunny Spot. They Will Come Back Every Year With Minimum Fuss And Maximum Effect!