Allium Giganteum
Allium Giganteum Allium Giganteum Bulb

Allium Giganteum Bulb


Delivery: End Aug to Feb

Allium giganteum features huge spherical heads densely packed with small starry lilac florets, gracefully held at the top of towering sturdy stems.

Native to the Himalayan region, this heirloom variety will come back year after year to bring vertical interest to the late spring and early summer garden. Also known as giant onion, this impressive allium will look particularly striking planted in bold groups or scattered amongst grasses and low-growing hardy perennials in sunny borders and wild meadows. Reminiscent of fireworks captured mid-explosion, its blooms are fabulous featured in fresh and dried flower bouquets; they are also magnets for pollinators!

Alliums and their decorative seedheads are a great way to bring interest to the autumn and winter garden, whilst also providing wildlife with a much needed source of food and shelter during this challenging time of the year. Last but not least, they offer the added benefit of being deer and rabbit resistant!

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Bulb Size (cm) 18/+ cm
Colour Lilac, Purple
Delivery period End Aug to Feb
Flower Size 15 - 20cm
Garden Position Sun
Hardiness Hardy
Height 120 cm
Month of Blooming June
Planting Density (per square m) 25
Planting Depth 20cm
Planting Position Middle border, Back border
Planting Time Autumn, Winter
Scented No
Special Features Animal Resistant, Bee and Pollinator Friendly, Good for Cut Flowers, Heirloom
Suitable for Pots No
Type of Soil Fertile, Well Drained
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