Allium Metallic Shine

Metallic purple. Allium Metallic Shine has large heads producing iridescent star shaped flowers; this attractive allium is more compact then Christophii, the flowers are held on strong stems and are perfect planted with herbaceous perennials and late flowering spring bulbs.
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  • Alliums produce flowers that are either round, bell shaped or star shaped produced in umbels. The leaves are strap like and usually die back before the flowers open. Allium bulbs are perfect for attracting pollinators to the spring garden.
    Colour Purple
    Month of Blooming May (Late), June
    Planting Time Autumn, Winter
    Height 60 cm
    Special Features Bee and Pollinator Friendly, Good for Cut Flowers
    Garden Position Sun
    Type of Soil Fertile, Well Drained
    Hardiness Hardy
    Delivery From end August
  • Alliums are best planted in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun, in a sheltered, open site. Tthey have a dislike of exposed, cold and wet conditions. 

    Allium Ursinum (wild garlic) bulbs are suitable for shade to semi shade.

    Plant smaller alliums around 8-15 cm deep with spacing of around 5-10 cm (around 75-100 per square meter)

    For larger taller varieties, plant around 15-20 cm deep with spacing or around 15-20 cm.

    Allium will grow in deep pots but use a good multi-purpose compost enriched with John Innes No.3 and grit.

    Lift and divide congested clumps after the flowers and foliage have died back.

    Please note that contact with the bulb may irritate the skin cause or aggravate some skin allergies so please take care when handling.

Allium Metallic Shine

  • Allium Metallic Shine

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