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Allium rosenbachianum

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 rosenbachianum is the true species, not Allium jesdianum or stipitatum, and has purple-pink flowers.

PLANT SPECIFICS
Quantity 5 bulbs
Width 25cm
Height 1m
Family Amaryllidaceae
Flowering Late spring
Habitat detail open, sunny position
Garden habitat Open sunny
Soil any good garden soil
Plant category Bulb
Height range 60 cm - 1.2 m

Code

93D-5D
5 bulbs £10.00
Allium rosenbachianum
Allium rosenbachianum Allium rosenbachianum : photo iBulb