Allium Bulbs Mount Everest

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This Allium towers in the garden, reaching heights up to 40" tall. Its pure white blooms are elegant and deer resistant. (Allium stipitatum)

Zones 4 - 9
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Attract Butterflies
Attract Butterflies
Bee Friendly
Bee Friendly
Easy to Grow
Easy to Grow
Fragrant
Fragrant
Cut Flowers
Cut Flowers
Dried Flowers
Dried Flowers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Half Sun / Half Shade
Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Plant Size 36-40" tall
Bulb Spacing3 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom Time Late spring to early summer
Size Bag of 2 - Bulb Size: 18/+ cm
SKU 2ALLIUM2
This new tall white Allium is very useful in late spring making a big dramatic show just as all your other bulbs are dying down. The blooms are snow white.

About the Alliums. Every family has its beauties. And yes, these are the best-looking members of the family of Allium, which includes onions, leeks and chives. (The word, Allium, means 'onion' in Latin.) Many Allium species are native to Iran, where many tulips also originate, and the edible Alliums have been cultivated and a staple of diets for over 10,000 years.

The beauty of the small lavender flowerheads of chives have always been a decorative highlight in herb gardens. But in recent years, gardeners have become fascinated with the larger Alliums, particular the giants. As always, the Dutch hybridizers took them into their stocks, and now we have a whole group of beautiful new flowering onions for gardens. Most bloom in late spring so they bridge the gap nicely between the tulip season and early summer bloom of peonies and poppies.

Experienced gardeners plant these giant Alliums in groups of several bulbs, set very close together. The foliage is not attractive for long, so it's important to plant them next to other perennials whose foliage will more or less cover the Allium's base. This way, the wonderful flower stalks rise up and tower over the other flowers for a wonderful period of bloom.

SKU 2ALLIUM2
Common Name Persian Onion
Botanical Name Allium stipitatum
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color White
Mature Height 36-40" tall
Bulb Size 18/+ cm
Bulb Spacing 3 bulbs per sq. ft.
Planting Depth Plant 8" deep
Bloom Time Late spring to early summer
Plant Type / Life Cycle Perennial
Flower Size 4-6" flowers
Planting Time Fall
Soil Type Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Advantages Deer Resistant, Attract Butterflies, Bee Friendly, Easy to Grow, Fragrant, Cut Flowers, Dried Flowers
Prohibited In Idaho
Ships to Canada No

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Beautiful

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from Green Bay, Wi

About Me Avid Gardener

Pros

  • Attractive
  • Hardy
  • Healthy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Garden
    • Outdoors

    Comments about American Meadows Allium Bulbs Mount Everest:

    Very showy and beautiful. I hope they multiply. Very easy to grow.

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    beautiful!

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    from Jackson, OH

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    Pros

    • Large Bulb Size
    • Long Bloom Time
    • Low Maintenance
    • Reliable Growth

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      Best Uses

      • Large Areas

      Comments about American Meadows Allium Bulbs Mount Everest:

      These were beautiful just as expected! They look like huge dandelions

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      To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

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      • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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