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Allium (Species) Drumstick Allium in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Allium sphaerocephalon

 

Allium (Species) Drumstick Allium

Clump forming plant with strap like narrow leaves and bearing egg shaped purple flowers growing on long slender stems. The flowers start off green before turning to purple.

 
plant Features
  • Allium (Species) Drumstick Allium likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Allium (Species) Drumstick Allium likes very little water

    Very little water

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

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Allium (Species) Drumstick Allium likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

 
Available to buy from 3 store(s) in the UK
 
plant information

Common name

Allium (Species) Drumstick Allium

Latin name

Allium sphaerocephalon

type

Bulb

family

Amaryllidaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Allium (Species) Drumstick Allium likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

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

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Allium (Species) Drumstick Allium likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

  • Water

    Allium (Species) Drumstick Allium likes very little water

    Very little water

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 (Species) Drumstick Allium is 0.20meters x 0.70meters 0.20 M 0.70 M

Allium sphaerocephalon

Clump forming plant with strap like narrow leaves and bearing egg shaped purple flowers growing on long slender stems. The flowers start off green before turning to purple.


Planting Season

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Plant container grown plants in spring.

 

Propagation by seed

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Sow seed under glass in spring. and keep moist.

 
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