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Allium carinatum subsp. pulchellum f. album

These are onions with large heads of flowers, usually spherical, with the pointed petals giving the famed ‘exploding firework’ effect. In many of them the flower heads dry in the autumn, and can be used as spectacular Christmas decorations. Flowers are usually pink, purple or white, and leaves may be present at flowering time, or come earlier, withering as the flowers open. In the latter case, cut them back as the flowers start to open.These are onions with large heads of flowers, usually spherical, with the pointed petals giving the famed ‘exploding firework’ effect. In many of them the flower heads dry in the autumn, and can be used as spectacular Christmas decorations. Flowers are usually pink, purple or white, and leaves may be present at flowering time, or come earlier, withering as the flowers open. In the latter case, cut them back as the flowers start to open.

Allium carinatum subsp. pulchellum f. album is a white-flowered form of the delightful species, with 50 to 100 small white flowers on long pedicels, arching out and curving down.

PLANT SPECIFICS
Quantity 3 bulbs
Width 15cm
Height 50cm
Family Amaryllidaceae
Flowering Mid to late summer
Habitat detail open, sunny position
Garden habitat Open sunny
Soil well drained soil
Plant category Bulb
Height range 20 - 60 cm

Code

5HR-3B
3 bulbs £4.00
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