Allium

Allium stipitatum 'Mount Everest'

Allium - Allium stipitatum  'Mount Everest'

Common Name: Allium
Genus: Allium
Species: stipitatum
Cultivar: 'Mount Everest'

Category: Bulbs, Corms, Tubers & Rhizomatous Plants
Growth Rate: Average
Features: A good architectural plant

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.20 m (120 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.10 m (10 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

Tightly packed spherical umbels of 50 or more white star-shaped flowers appear on upright ribbed stems in early summer and can be left on the plant for many months. This is a tall cultivar with an outstanding architectural form that is ideally suited for gravel gardens.

  • Garden care: Plant bulbs 15cm deep and 15cm apart to enjoy the full effect of the flowers. Avoid excessive soil moisture and split and divide large clumps in autumn or spring.

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