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Allium Gladiator in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Allium 'Gladiator'

 

Allium 'Gladiator'

Allium 'Gladiator' forms mid green leaves, upright stems which emerge in early summer and bear large round purple/lavender flower heads.

 
plant Features
  • Allium Gladiator likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Allium Gladiator likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Allium Gladiator is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Allium Gladiator likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

 
Available to buy from 2 store(s) in the UK
 
plant information

Common name

Allium 'Gladiator'

Latin name

Allium 'Gladiator'

type

Bulb

family

Amaryllidaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Allium Gladiator likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Allium Gladiator is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Allium Gladiator likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

  • Water

    Allium Gladiator likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Allium Gladiator is 0.30meters x 1.50meters 0.30 M 1.50 M

Allium 'Gladiator'

Allium 'Gladiator' forms mid green leaves, upright stems which emerge in early summer and bear large round purple/lavender flower heads.


Flowering Season

From Early Summer TO Mid Summer

Most allium varieties flower from early to mid-summer.

 

Planting

From Early Autumn TO Mid Autumn

Alliums do best in well drained soil in full sun. Plant smaller types among alpine plants, the others, between low growing shrubs or herbaceous plants. Plant in mid to late autumn covering the bulbs to 3 or 4 times their own depth and leave untouched for several years until the clumps are so thick that flowering is stifled, and then divide the clumps.

 

Propagation by division.

From Early Spring TO Late Autumn

Species which multiply rapidly can be split in the autumn or as growth starts in the spring.. Replant both spring and autumn-divided plants immediately and keep the soil moist.

 

Propagating by offsets

From Early Autumn TO Mid Autumn

Alliums very often produce off-sets - little immature bulbs at the side of the bulb. In Autumn the bulb can be lifted and the offsets gently removed and replanted.

 
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