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Wild About Allium Bulbs Mix

This gives you a mixture of purple and white globe shaped Allium bulbs blooming at 2 to 3 feet tall. Deer Resistant.
Bag of 8

Price: $23.95

Sale: $15.57

$1.95 Per Bulb
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Details:

Height: 24-36" tall
Bulb Spacing: 3 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Shipping: Shipping begins in September based on ground temperatures, coldest zones first.

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Details
SKU 4ALLIUM8
Common Name Persian Onion
Botanical Name Allium
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Purple, White
Estimated Mature Height 24-36" tall
Bulb Spacing 3 bulbs per sq. ft.
Planting Depth Plant 8" deep
Bloom Time Late spring to early summer
Plant Type/Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Fall
Will Tolerate Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Suggested Uses Deer Resistant, Cut Flowers, Dried Flowers, Borders, Showy Flowers, Easy to Grow
Ships to Canada No
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Description
This mixture creates a stunning combination for you. The classic purple Allium globes mixed with white. The flowers bloom at 24 to 36", and the globes are between 4 and 6" in diameter.

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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2.8

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4.0

Allium mix

By Kvh59

from Fort Lauderdale, FL

About Me Casual Hobbyist

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Large Bulb Size
  • Vivid Colors

Cons

  • Burns In Direct Sunlight
  • Needs Extensive Watering
  • Slow Growth
  • Susceptible to Pests

Best Uses

  • Border Control
  • Containers

Comments about American Meadows Wild About Allium Mix - Bag of 8:

Great size and color.

 
4.0

Deer-resistant Alliums

By Virginia Master Gardener

from Southwest Virginia

About Me Master Gardener

Pros

  • Fragrant
  • Large Bulb Size
  • Low Maintenance
  • Pest Resistant
  • Vivid Colors

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Large Areas
    • Raised Beds

    Comments about American Meadows Wild About Allium Mix - Bag of 8:

    Bought in hopes of preventing deer damage. Planted tulips, crocus, daffodils among the allium bulbs and so far it works. Will set annuals in after bulb foliage fades and hope the allium scent deters critters.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Never made an appearance

    By Sara Beth

    from SC

    About Me Casual Hobbyist

    Pros

      Cons

      • Did Not Grow At All

      Best Uses

        Comments about American Meadows Wild About Allium Mix - Bag of 8:

        I planted these in a sunny location to block the view of an ugly electrical box from the street. I planted as the instructions dictated and gave the bulbs some extra mushroom compost for added nutrients since my soil is sandy. I never saw a single one of these bulbs attempt to even grow either last summer or so far this year. This was a complete disappointment since I was envisioning lovely tall blooms making a striking appearance from the street.

        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        not up to expectation

        By poppy bob

        from villanova, pa

        About Me Avid Gardener

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            Best Uses

              Comments about American Meadows Wild About Allium Mix - Bag of 8:

              The bulbs I ordered arrived in poor condition. of the 8 in the package I was able to plant 6. We have had a very warm but dry spring. even with regular watering, the product is looking week. half are popping while the rest look like they will not develop into anything to smile about.

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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.

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