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Allium Bulbs schubertii

This Allium is a conversation-piece. It boasts huge 12-15" wide flowers on plants that are only 20" tall. It’s a great late spring finale. (Allium schubertii)
Bag of 2

Price: $15.95

Sale: $14.36

$7.18 Per Bulb
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Details:

Height: 16-20" tall
Bulb Spacing: 3 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Shipping: Shipping begins in September based on ground temperatures, coldest zones first.

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Details
SKU 3ALLIUM2
Common Name Persian Onion
Botanical Name Allium schubertii
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Purple
Estimated Mature Height 16-20" tall
Bulb Size 14/+ 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 12-15" flowers
Planting Season Fall
Will Tolerate Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Suggested Uses Deer Resistant, Fragrant, Cut Flowers, Dried Flowers, Borders, Rock Gardens, Showy Flowers, Easy to Grow
Additional Information Heirloom Bulb
Ships to Canada No
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Description
This Allium adds a new dimension with fine-line explosions of color. A rich rosy pink / purple in a fireball of bloom.

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.

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American MeadowsAllium schubertii - Bag of 2
 
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        4.0

        So far, they all came up.

        By Mica

        from BaldwinCity, Ks

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        Pros

        • Large Bulb Size

        Cons

        • To Early To Tell

        Best Uses

          Comments about American Meadows Allium schubertii - Bag of 2:

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          5.0

          They remind me of a pink sparkler

          By Oregon

          from Oregon

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          Pros

          • Low Maintenance
          • Vivid Colors

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              Comments about American Meadows Allium schubertii - Bag of 2:

              Mine looked like the 1st picture. They reminded me of fireworks, pink sparklers. I planted them in a border by my front door and everyone who saw them commented on how beautiful/unique they were.
              "What are those flowers?"
              "From the onion family"
              "Really?, Onions?"

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              5.0

              Fabulous - better than expected!

              By Val

              from Jordan, Ontario Canada

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              Pros

              • Attractive
              • Hardy
              • Healthy

              Cons

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                • Garden

                Comments about American Meadows Allium schubertii - Bag of 2:

                Allium Schubertii is a real conversation piece. People are always commenting on how stunning they are. The ones I ordered were really hardy and grow beautiful and large every year.

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                4.0

                These are fantastic.

                By carjam

                from Cincinnati, Ohio

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                Pros

                • Attention Getting
                • Attractive
                • Lightweight
                • Unique

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                  • Pool Area

                  Comments about American Meadows Allium schubertii - Bag of 2:

                  These are sooo cool. They draw attention all the time from passing neighbors who can't imagine what they are. The blooms grow to be about 18" in diameter and are spikey with a delicate lavender flower at the end of each spike. We think they look like a flowery satellite. They will go brown and gradually become brittle after they bloom but we leave them in the ground through the winter because they look so cool even after they bloom.

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                  Shipping

                  Shipping begins in September based on ground temperatures, coldest zones first.

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                  As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Fall bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial orders may arrive separately from bulbs and seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our Shipping Information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 270-5187 or Contact Us by email.

                  Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
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