Allium stipitatum 'Mount Everest'
Common Name: Allium
Cultivar: 'Mount Everest'
Category: Bulbs, Corms, Tubers & Rhizomatous Plants
Growth Rate: Average
Features: A good architectural plant
|Hardiness: Hardy||Height: 1.20 m (120 cm)|
|Sun/Shade: Full sun||Spread: 0.10 m (10 cm)|
|Foliage Type: Deciduous||Flower Colour: White|
|Foliage Colour: Green||Flowering 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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