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Allium 'Ambassador'

Quick overview

This is a giant cultivar with rich purple, compact, globe flowers that can measure up to 18-20cm across on tall 120cm stems. A real show in mixed perennial borders and high impact container displays. Strap shaped green foliage adds texture for a period for time.

CODE Option Availability  
Option:4 Bulbs
SPP00245b
In stock
£13.95
Option:8 Bulbs
SPP00245c
In stock
£19.95
Option:2 Bulbs
SPP00245a
In stock
£6.95

A designer’s favourite! When spring daffodils and tulips have flowered, it is the turn of ornamental onions. Alliums take us into summer with high impact and after flowering the seed heads become a stunning architectural feature.

Plant Details

Flowering Time:
June to July
Genus / Species:
Allium
Cultivar / Variety:
'Ambassador' (AGM)
Common Name:
Ornamental Onion or Dutch Garlic
Height / Spread:
120cm/25cm
Type:
Hardy Perennial Bulb
Bulb Size:
18/20
Scented:
Unscented
Pollinator Friendly:
Yes
Cut Flower:
Excellent tall cut flower

Preferred Conditions

Planting Depth:
15cm/20cm
Soil Type:
Well-drained soil, generally semi gritty and moderately fertile
Where to Plant:
Container displays/flower gardens/middle to back of borders
Position:
Full sun or part shade
Watering:
Generally only in hot conditions or when in containers keep moist
Care Tips:
Perennial plants will come back each year so decide to plant them in final growing positions or if you grow them as container displays they can be planted out after flowering.
Feeding:
After flowering you can apply a balanced liquid fertiliser weekly for a month to build up the bulbs for next year.

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