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Allium Karataviense

Allium Karataviense

£10.99Price

20cm - 30cm height / 17cm Pot

SKU: all002
    • Introducing Allium karataviense, a botanical gem that adds a touch of elegance to any garden. Renowned for its unique charm, this ornamental onion species boasts broad, glaucous leaves that form striking rosettes, setting it apart from its counterparts. In springtime, Allium karataviense graces the garden with its enchanting spherical blooms, composed of delicate star-shaped flowers in hues ranging from pale pink to creamy white. These blossoms, nestled atop sturdy stems, captivate with their subtle fragrance and enduring beauty, attracting pollinators and admirers alike.

    • 20cm-30cm in height 
    • 17cm pot.
    • Allium Karataviense is a beautiful and unique flowering bulb that produces globe-shaped, pink-purple flower heads with long, curly, green stems. Here are some care tips for growing Allium in outdoor gardens in the UK:
    • Planting: Allium bulbs should be planted in the fall, ideally in September or October. Plant them in a sunny spot in well-draining soil, with the pointed end facing upwards and the top of the bulb about 5-8 cm below the soil surface.

    • Watering: Allium  prefers soil that is moist but not waterlogged. Water the bulbs regularly, especially during dry spells in the summer.

    • Fertilizer: Allium does not require a lot of fertilizer, but you can add a slow-release fertilizer when planting the bulbs to help them establish.

    • Pruning: After the flowers have finished blooming, you can remove the spent flower heads to encourage the plant to put more energy into growing bulbs for the next year.

    • Winter care: Allium is hardy in the UK and can withstand cold temperatures, but it is a good idea to add a layer of mulch over the bulbs in the winter to protect them from freezing.

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