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Aliums at thompson and morgan

by Diane - September 17th, 2016.
Filed under: Thompson and Morgan.

Allium ‘Big Impact Mixed’ – 8 allium bulbs
Add height and structure to your borders with these superb summer-flowering bulbs. Undemanding and easy to grow, Allium ‘Big Impact Mixed’ will give you a wonderful assortment of flower shapes, sizes and colours that are superb for cut flower displays. Don’t forget that their attractive and architectural seed heads will also add autumnal interest later in the season. Height ranges from: 60 -90cm (24-36"). Spread: 15cm (6")

Allium ‘Gladiator’ (Large Plant) – 1 x 2 litre potted allium plant
The name Onion might conjure up an image of a plain, brown sphere, but this ornamental plant is far from bland. Allium ‘Gladiator’ flowers once a season in the early summer. However, its large, orb-like heads made up of many purple blooms are sure to leave a lasting impression, not least because they transform into dramatic seedhead clusters in the late summer and autumn. The hardy bulb is an excellent, low maintenance addition to borders and cut flower gardens, for its blooms make a stunning centrepiece to any display. Height: 1.2m (4’0"); Spread: 15cm (6").

Allium ‘Globemaster’ (Large Plant) – 1 x 3 litre potted allium plant
Its easy to see why this Allium is named ‘Globemaster’: its spectacular, spherical blooms, made up of dozens of lilac flowers, can grow up to 15cm (6") in diameter. Although they only appear once a season in June or July, the skeleton-like seedheads which follow are equally breathtaking. This beauty, along with Ornamental Onions’ undemanding nature, makes the hardy bulb well deserving of its RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM). Height: 80cm (2’7"); Spread: 15cm (6").

Allium ‘Globemaster’ – 1 allium bulb
Spectacular massive mauve globes. One of the best giant alliums - comes up reliably year after year. Bulb size 18/20.

Allium ‘Purple Sensation’ – 24 allium bulbs
One of the best and most majestic Alliums for your late-spring garden, ‘Purple Sensation’ is a sun-loving, drought-tolerant variety producing spectacular lilac-purple flowers up to 15cm (6in) in diameter. Be sure to plant among other perennials that also have good structure. Height: 90cm. Spread: 30cm. Bulb size: 10/12.

Allium Collection – 100 allium bulb mix
These magnificent allium bulbs produce an explosion of colour, followed by architectural seedheads that create a spectacular autumn display. Undemanding and easy to grow, these magnificent allium flowers are also excellent for cutting.

Allium ramosum – 3 allium bulbs
Easy-to-grow bulb for planting in drifts through borders, or dotted around in patio pots. The silver-sheened blooms neatly fi ll the ‘gap’ between spring and summer. Bulb size 1.

Allium stipitatum ‘Mount Everest’ (Large Plant) – 1 x 3 litre potted allium plant
Just as the snow settles on top of Mount Everest, so this Ornamental Onion is crowned with large globes made up of pure white flowers in June and July. Allium stipitatum ‘Mount Everest’ is a hardy bulb that will produce stunning results with little maintenance, even in dry soil. Height: 1.2m (4’0"); Spread: 15cm (6").