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Allium hollandicum

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 hollandicum is one of those splendid cultivated onions, which add character to summer borders with their dense, spherical heads of pinky-purple flowers. They are best growing through other plants, as their leaves are past their best at flowering time, and set in a be

PLANT SPECIFICS
Quantity 50 bulbs
Width 25cm
Height 40cm
Family Amaryllidaceae
Flowering Summer
Habitat detail open, sunny
Garden habitat Open sunny
Soil any good garden soil
Plant category Bulb
Height range 20 - 60 cm

Code

AFT-50D
50 bulbs £11.00
Allium hollandicum
Allium hollandicum
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