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13 Sep 2017
Bulbs for spring have started to arrive now with plenty more to turn up in the next week too. Arrived and ready for planting now are the ever popular Alliums.
Alliums are our by far our best-selling bulb and beats all others hands down in the popularity stakes.
Architectural globes of flowers are held high above the foliage and are popular with bees, butterflies and designers alike. In the growing season Allium plants tend to be in limited supply – but that does not stop the demand! To beat the rest, get planting now and create a haven for bees and happy customers for next year.
Allium hollandicum ‘Purple Sensation’. Our best selling bulb! The violet-purple blooms look superb scattered throughout the border. Flowering time May. Height 90cm. Good for, Bees/ Butterflies/ Pots/ Borders.
Allium sphaerocephelon. The flowers start green and change to purple-lilac and are an inexpensive way to bring colour and height to your border. Flowering time July. Height 60cm. Good for, Bees/ Butterflies/ Pots/ Borders.
Allium ‘Mount Everest’. This Allium has large white flowers on tall stems. Flowering time is May and June. Height 110cm. Good for, Bees/ Butterflies/ Pots/ Borders. Plant with Allium hol. ‘Purple Sensation’ for a fabulous display.
Allium giganteum has huge heads of dense mauve star-shaped flowers up to 20cm across making a very tall and striking plant. Flowers during June. Height 95cm. Good for, Bees/ Butterflies/ Pots/ Borders.