Allium 'Rosy Beauty'
Allium 'Rosy Beauty'
Allium 'Rosy Beauty'
Allium 'Rosy Beauty'

Allium 'Rosy Beauty'

Allium 'Rosy Beauty'

5 bulbs — £3.75

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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
You can expect your order within 10 business days

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Description

Fluffy, feathery and a whole lot of fun – the mauve-pink pom poms of Allium carolinianum 'Rosy Beauty' will be a tactile treat for your summer display!  Look closely, and you’ll see those small but perfectly-proportioned umbels feature hundreds of starry florets, which will be a magnet to the bees and butterflies – making this variety well worthy of a place in any wildlife garden.

With modest height and a neat compact habit, the low-growing Allium carolinianum 'Rosy Beauty' will look just as good either basking in sunshine at the front of your borders, or sitting pretty in pots. One thing’s for sure, it will certainly add tonnes of texture to brighten up any planting scheme.

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Comes back every year

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • Fully hardy

  • Rodent resistant

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Allium carolinianum 'Rosy Beauty'

  • Flower colour

    Pink

  • Bulb size

    6/+

  • Established height

    50-70cm

  • Established spread

    30-50cm

  • Plant spacing

    60 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

    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens
    Cut flower Gardens
    Borders
    Gravel gardens

  • 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 'Rosy Beauty' 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 'Rosy Beauty' 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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