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Netaroscordum siculum

Netaroscordum siculum
 

Syn.: Allium siculum

 

Flower colour: white and purple with green bells

Flowering period: May-June

Average plant height: 90-100 cm

Planting depth to base of bulb: 20 cm

Spacing between bulbs: 20 cm

Type of bulb: corm

Light requirements: full sun to half shade

Landscape uses: borders, beds, perennial gardens, and naturalising

This eye-catching species has uniquely coloured bell-shaped flowers dangling from thin stems growing out of the top of the main flower stem. The inflorescence remains quite lovely even after its flowering period. A useful plant for attracting bees, it requires extremely well-drained soil.