Allium schubertii
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Flower BulbsSchubertii Bulbs UK - 2
Allium schubertii
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Allium schubertii

Allium schubertii

Allium schubertii

5 bulbs — £7.75

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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 otherworldly design and grace of sea anemones is echoed in the curves and lines of Allium schubertii. This is an allium like no other. Its long pedicles grow in all directions and sprout small rose-purple flowers in spring. The effect is so seductive that you’ll be choosing these for your best flower arrangements, and since they last so well in the vase, you should definitely do so. The curved leaves die as the blooms come out, but you’ll hardly notice that as you marvel at the uniqueness of this species. Make your garden an undersea escape with Allium schubertii.

Key features

  • Comes back every year

  • Attractive to wildlife

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • Fully hardy

  • Rodent resistant

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Allium schubertii

  • Flower colour

    Purple, green

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Bulb size

    16/+

  • Established height

    30-50cm

  • 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

    Borders
    Gravel gardens
    Wildlife gardens
    Coastal gardens
    Rockery
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance 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

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 schubertii 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 schubertii bulbs with the pointed side facing upwards.

      Read all Allium planting & care instructions

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