ALLIUM cernuum


8 in stock


PLEASE NOTE: This is a seed packet

Allium cernuum are easy bulbs which are like a delicate chandelier – beautiful. One bulb quickly forms a large clump with many flower spikes, so – as with snowdrops – you can lift and divide.

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Sow thinly. Cover lightly with fine compost. Firm gently and keep moist. Cover tray with glass, polythene or propagator lid. Keep at approx 15-20oC.
Remove cover when seedlings appear. When large enough transplant 5cm apart to trays or pot of compost. Stand outside for a few days in late May (avoid frosts). Transplant 30cm apart in flowering position. Keep moist and weed free.

Position: Front of border
Height: 45cm
Spread: 15cm

Hardy Perennial, flowers May to June, the following year

Additional information

Flower / Harvest

May, June

Sow Indoors

February, March, April