Comprising Allium 'Gladiator' and Allium 'Mount Everest', collection will bring structure garden during late spring and early summer. Both of these giant varieties are stately and impressive with big round flower heads that sit together to make vibrant balls of colour. This collection is designed to bring structure to the garden with a succession of perennial flowers which will produce more flowers year on year and can be kept and used as dried flowers in the home.
Allium 'Mount Everest'
Tightly packed spherical umbels of 50 or more white, star-shaped flowers appear on upright, ribbed stems in early summer, above the strap-shaped foliage, which starts to die back before the flowers emerge. 'Mount Everest' is a tall allium with an outstanding architectural form
This allium forms generous clumps of mid-green leaves, which start to die back before the sturdy, upright stems emerge in early summer, bearing large rounded flower heads. The lavender-purple flowers of 'Gladiator' blend well with most shades of pink, as well as stronger purples and plums.
HEIGHT: 120 - 150cm
SITE: full sun
FLOWERING MONTHS: June
BULB SIZE: various
Plant 15cm deep and 20-30cm apart so the flowers don't get over-crowded. Make sure the soil does not get too wet or waterlogged and split and divide large clumps in spring or autumn.