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Allium sphaerocephalon

 
Allium sphaerocephalon
Family: Liliaceae
 
Popular name: Drumsticks
 

Flower colour: reddish purple

Flowering period: May-June

Average plant height: 60 cm

Planting depth to base of bulb:10 cm

Spacing between bulbs: 10 cm

Type of bulb: bulb

Light requirements: full sun

Landscape uses: borders, perennial beds, fresh-cut and dried flowers

Plant at least 25 of these small bulbs among perennial plants such as Hosta, Alchemilla or among ornamental grasses. Its compact inflorescence (scented) also remains decorative after its colour fades. It naturalises easily.