giant ornamental onion
- available to order from winter 2021
- 2 litre pot
This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.
- Position: full sun
- Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: June to July
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Dense globes of small, star-shaped, lilac-pink flowers top towering stems in summer above pale green leaves, which will start to die back before the flowers open. This gorgeous ornamental onion - the tallest currently available - is perfect for providing vertical interest in a sunny border. Try it dotted in small groups among ornamental grasses, or as part of a Mediterranean scheme
- Garden care: Split and divide large clumps in autumn or spring.