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Allium mairei

For sale by Ruth Hall

This grower is fairly sure of this plant identification.

Small allium for rockery, pot, trough etc.7cm pot

Allium mairei | Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
Allium mairei | Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
0.3 litres

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Plant Finder: about Allium mairei


Allium mairei. This small species of bulbous perennial has short rhizomes, and the leaves are medium green, basal and linear. The flowers are umbels of pink, white, or white spotted pink bell-shaped blooms. It grows to 20cms in height.


They are fully to frost hardy, and will require an open, sunny situation with well drained soil. If left undisturbed a clump can be formed. Plant at a depth of approximately 12cm.

Interest and use

Ornamental, specimen, rock garden, alpine

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Gritty
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
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