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Allium jesdianum

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 jesdianum is the true species, a large Allium with violet flowers.

PLANT SPECIFICS
Quantity 5 bulbs
Width 25cm
Height 80cm
Family Amaryllidaceae
Flowering Late spring to early summer
Habitat detail open, sunny position
Garden habitat Open sunny
Soil well drained soil
Plant category Bulb
Height range 60 cm - 1.2 m

Code

5L8-5D
5 bulbs £11.00