Allium 'Globemaster'
Allium 'Globemaster'
Allium 'Globemaster'
Allium 'Globemaster'
Allium 'Globemaster'
Allium 'Globemaster'
Allium 'Globemaster'
Allium 'Globemaster'
Allium 'Globemaster'

Allium 'Globemaster'

Allium 'Globemaster'

1 bulb — £5.95

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Orders placed before 1 September 2022
You can expect your order in September 2022

Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2022
You can expect your order in October 2022

Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2022
You can expect your order within 10 business days

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Description

The giant round purple flower globes of this magnificent allium are the perfect way to introduce colour and structure to your garden between spring and summer, and when it comes to ornamental alliums, Allium 'Globemaster' truly is one of the best! The fact Allium 'Globemaster' won a prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit means you can rely on it giving you a spectacular, colourful display without fuss. These towering alliums reach a height of nearly 1m and have good, strong stems to support the large ball-like blooms – they’ll also attract a frenzy of bees and butterflies.

Whether you have a modern and contemporary style or a cute cottage garden, Allium 'Globemaster' will fit right in and partner happily with virtually any other plant. Plant generous swathes of them running through borders or shrubberies and not only can you enjoy their wonderful bobbing flowers in the garden, but you can use them as cut flowers too.

The blooms make a bold statement in any indoor arrangement and have a great vase life too. They look really trendy in a tall glass vase, and equally as good in an informal mixed bunch.

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Comes back every year

  • Attractive to wildlife

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • RHS Award (AGM)

  • Fully hardy

  • Rodent resistant

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Allium 'Globemaster'

  • Flower colour

    Purple

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Bulb size

    22/+

  • Established height

    70cm-1m

  • Established spread

    30-50cm

  • Plant spacing

    25 bulbs per m2

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Large containers
    Borders
    Gravel gardens
    Wildlife gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens
    Cut flower gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Clay
    Stony
    Multipurpose compost

  • RHS Award (AGM)

    Yes

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    Yes

  • Mouse resistant

    Yes

  • Rabbit resistant

    Yes

  • Deer resistant

    Yes

  • Toxicity

    Skin/eyes irritant

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Other information

  • Orders placed before 1 September 2022
    You can expect your order in September 2022

    Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2022
    You can expect your order in October 2022

    Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2022
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

      • Plant your Allium 'Globemaster' bulbs from mid to late autumn;

      • Plant in borders or containers in sun or partial shade;

      • Plant your bulbs two to three times as deep as the bulb is high;

      • Space the bulbs about twice the bulb diameter apart;

      • Place the Allium 'Globemaster' bulbs with the pointed side facing upwards.

      Read all Allium planting & care instructions

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