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Allium Statos
Allium Statos
Allium Statos
Allium Statos
Allium Statos
Allium Statos
Allium Statos
Allium Statos
Allium Statos
Allium Statos

Allium Statos
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SIZE 16/+

Good for cutting

Perfect for pots

Loved by pollinators

RHS Award of Garden Merit

Hand packed in paper bags

Hardy throughout the UK

£7.50

Few garden bulbs are more dramatic during late spring than the alliums, or ornamental onions. They produce globe-shaped flowerheads that always draw attention, particularly when grown en masse. Allium 'Statos' is, without doubt, one of the best. Its rounded heads are large, and packed with dark purple, star-shaped flowers. It is a sport of the highly popular Allium 'Gladiator', but the blooms of Allium 'Statos' are of a deeper shade, and the stems are stronger and sturdier, too. If you are lucky, it produces multiple flowers per bulb! The bottom parts of the stems are a lovely deep reddish-purple, while the strap-shaped basal leaves are a glossy, bright green.

This allium is perfect for growing in beds and borders, or larger patio containers. It grows to around 1.2m in height, and is easy to grow. Allium 'Statos' also makes an excellent cut flower – it is widely used in the professional cut flower industry. Even the attractive, dried flower/seedheads last a long time indoors.

Fun fact: Allium 'Statos' should really be Allium 'Stratos'! Named after the son-in-law of the Greek grower who first developed this allium, unfortunately the 'R' was omitted from the application form for officially naming it!

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Colour:

Purple

Height:

110-130 cm / 44-52"

Planting season:

Autumn

Flowering time:

Mid to late spring

Botanical name:

Allium 'Statos'

Light requirements:

Partial shade / full sun

Soil moisture:

Average

Naturalising:

Strong

Perennial:

Yes

Critter resistant:

Yes

  • Plant your allium bulbs from mid to late autumn
  • Plant in borders or containers in sun or partial shade
  • Plant the bulbs two to three times as deep as the bulb is high
  • Space the bulbs about twice the bulb diameter apart
  • Place the bulbs with the pointed side facing upwards

    Read more in our planting guide
  • Orders placed before 31 August 2021
    You can expect your order September / early October 2021
  • Orders placed 01 September - 30 September 2021
    You can expect your order early October 2021
  • Orders placed 01 October - 15 December 2021
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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