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Allium aflatunense

For sale by Julie Norfolk

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Pot SizeTotal Price
1.5 litres
£4.50

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Plant Finder: about Allium aflatunense

Common names

Ornamental allium, Onion

Description

Allium aflatunense (Ornamental allium). This is a large species ranging in colour from reddish-pink to a deep purple. It will form a perfectly round ball of colour which is mostly attractive to butterflies.

Cultivation

You should plant your bulbs 4-6ins apart and 4-5ins deep in a well drained soil. Give them full sun which is recommended for best blooms, but they will perform well in light shade as well. These plants are very effective planted in large groups of 10 or so.

Interest and use

Border, beds. Ornamental vegetable.

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Allium aflatunense | Longnor, Buxton, Staffordshire, SK17 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Longnor, Buxton, Staffordshire, SK17
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