Allium Amethystinum Forelock
Allium Amethystinum Forelock Allium Amethystinum Forelock Allium Amethystinum Forelock

Allium Amethystinum Forelock


Delivery: End Aug to Feb

Maroon-purple with silver-lilac tufts. Allium Forelock (Amethystinum) is a unique allium with wide globe-shaped long lasting flowers producing tufts or white at the tips of the flowers. The flowers appear similar to Sphaerocephalon at the early stages; as they develop the similarity ends as the flower develops. The stems are wiry and twisting then become strong and straight.
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Bulb Size (cm) 14/+ cm Bulb
Colour Maroon, White
Delivery period End Aug to Feb
Flower Size 10 - 15cm
Garden Position Sun
Hardiness Hardy
Height 50 cm
Month of Blooming May (Late), June
Planting Density (per square m) 40-50
Planting Depth 15cm
Planting Position Middle border, Back border
Planting Time Autumn, Winter
Scented No
Special Features Bee and Pollinator Friendly, Good for Cut Flowers, Naturalising
Suitable for Pots No
Type of Soil Fertile, Moist, Well Drained
Allium bulbs are the floral fireworks of the spring garden. At Peter Nyssen we offer a stunning range at economical prices. Allium bulbs flower from late May to end of July and bring architectural structure to the garden borders.
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