Allium 'Cameleon'
Allium 'Cameleon'
Allium 'Cameleon'
Allium 'Cameleon'
Allium 'Cameleon'
Allium 'Cameleon'
Allium 'Cameleon'
Allium 'Cameleon'
Allium 'Cameleon'

Allium 'Cameleon'

Allium 'Cameleon'

25 bulbs — £4.75

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Orders placed before 1 September 2024
You can expect your order in September 2024

Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2024
You can expect your order in October 2023

Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2024
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Description

As you can tell from the name, the attractive alium variety dubbed cameleon isn’t content to settle for a single flower color. Allium 'Cameleon's color-changing trick means that the round, pinkish clusters of bloom will lighten to white as time goes on, creating a perfectly-matching mixture of shades. The effect is particularly striking when they’re planted in groups so that the massed blooms can complement each other.

Best of all you won’t have to work hard to get tons of gratification - the bulbs don’t even need to be lifted and stored during their dormancy. Plant your Allium 'Cameleon' bulbs this spring, and enjoy them for years to come!

Key features

  • Perfect for pots

  • Comes back every year

  • Attractive to wildlife

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • RHS Award (AGM)

  • Fully hardy

  • Rodent resistant

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Allium 'Cameleon'

  • Flower colour

    White, pink

  • Bulb size

    4/+

  • Established height

    30-50cm

  • Established spread

    5-10cm

  • Plant spacing

    100 bulbs per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Pots
    Cottage gardens
    Gravel gardens
    Wildlife gardens
    Rockery
    Borders
    Meadows

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Clay
    Stony
    Multipurpose compost

  • 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

Useful information

    • Plant your Allium 'Cameleon' 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 'Cameleon' bulbs with the pointed side facing upwards.

    Read all Allium planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed before 1 September 2024
    You can expect your order in September 2024

    Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2024
    You can expect your order in October 2024

    Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2024
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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