Ambassador - Allium
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Large cardinal purple spheres on top of very tall stems. Makes a real statement.
Of the Onion and Garlic family these ornamental Alliums make a fantastic low maintenance addition to the perennial garden. Their tall stems are particularly useful for getting height in beds and borders. Their bulbs enjoy well drained soil on the drier side. Great as cut flowers and as dried seed heads. Late spring flowers.
Aspect: Full sun to semi shade
Growing Zones: Zones 1, 2, 3, 4 (refer to Climate Map)
Product Type: Alliums
Product code: AMB
Scientific Name: Allium giganteum Regel
Supplied as: Dry Bulbs
Water Wise: Yes
Planting Time: Mar;Apr;May
End Use: Garden;Cut Flower
Frost Hardy: Yes
Allium: (Zones 1,2,3,4) - See also General Bulb Growing Instructions
Generally alliums thrive in a sunny well-drained positions. Plant approx. 3 bulbs depth and 6 bulbs width spacing. Ensure they receive ample water whilst the foliage is developing and during flowering, after which allow to dry off. Their tall stems are particularly useful for getting height into your garden. Flowers late spring and make great cut flowers.