ALLIUM MACRANTHUM

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ALLIUM MACRANTHUM

$4.13 / packet

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Description

Found in India and Western China, this very hardy dwarf species produces drooping heads of large, pendent, bell-shaped, plum-purple flowers in attractive loose umbels in summer and it will gently self-seed when happy in well-drained soil. Few seeds collected.

Sowing Advice

Sow seeds at any time covering them with compost or grit 5mm deep, keeping the seed pot in a cool, well-lit spot outdoors. Artificial heat is not needed and can prevent germination so be very patient as many species will only germinate in the spring after chilling or freezing in the moist seed tray in the winter. Grow on individual seedlings in small pots until of sufficient size to be potted on or planted out into the open ground.

Key Facts

Family:Alliaceae

Classification:Hardy bulb, Hardy perennial

Height:25-35cm

Packet Content:10 (Approx)

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