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Allium

The Mead Nursery - Allium Ambassador

Allium ‘Ambassador’

Very dense heads of violet-pink flowers on tall sturdy stems in May and June, a showy allium. (PBR)

100 cm bulb|liked-by-bees|likes-sun

Allium

The Mead Nursery - Allium Red Mohican

Allium Amethystinum ‘Red Mohican’

A very unusual, eye-catching Allium, as intriguing in bud as the stem unfurls, as when the flower opens. A red ball of flowers on a stem, with an erupting tuft of flowers coming out of the top and a band of white tipped red flowers around the middle, in late spring.

100 cm bulb|liked-by-bees|likes-sun

Allium

The Mead Nursery - Allium cernuum

Allium Cernuum

A more herbaceous clump-forming Allium with nodding umbels of dark pink flowers during summer. Does well in a sunny, dry situation. Self-seeds.

40 cm liked-by-bees|likes-sun

Allium

The Mead Nursery - Allium cernuum White Dwarf

Allium Cernuum ‘White Dwarf’

A more herbaceous, clump forming Allium with nodding umbels of white flowers during summer Prefers a sunny, dry situation.

30 cm liked-by-bees|likes-sun

Allium

The Mead Nursery - Allium cristophii

Allium Cristophii (syn. A. Albopilosum)

Giant heads of starry purple-pink flowers on fairly short stems in summer – very dramatic! Slow to increase.

30 cm bulb|liked-by-bees|likes-sun

Allium

The Mead Nursery - Allium Globemaster

Allium ‘Globemaster’

Wonderfully large heads of violet-purple flowers on tall stems, in early summer. Lasts for weeks, as the new flowers cover the old ones when they go over. Clumps up well.

100 cm bulb|liked-by-bees|likes-sun

Allium

The Mead Nursery -

Allium Hollandicum ‘Purple Sensation’ (syn. A. Aflatunense 'Purple Sensation')

Round heads of deep violet-maroon flowers on tall stems, in early summer, good for drying. Self-seeds with us.

100 cm bulb|liked-by-bees|likes-sun

Allium

The Mead Nursery - Allium Mont Blanc

Allium ‘Mont Blanc’

Upright stems topped by round balls of creamy white flowers, in May and June.

130 cm bulb|liked-by-bees|likes-sun

Allium

The Mead Nursery - Allium Purple Rain

Allium ‘Purple Rain’

A cross between A. cristophii and A. Purple Sensation. Large purple-violet flowers on tall stems from June. Later to flower than A. Purple Sensation so lengthens the colour in your borders if you have both.

90 cm bulb|liked-by-bees|likes-sun|new-for-2017

Allium

The Mead Nursery - Allium roseum

Allium Roseum

Rosy Garlic. Nodding heads of soft pink flowers in early summer. Forms new bulbils on top of the flowers. Fairly invasive in a nice kind of way!

30 cm bulb|liked-by-bees|likes-semi-shade|likes-sun

Allium

The Mead Nursery - Allium senescens glaucum

Allium senescens ssp. glaucum

Slightly twisted, glaucous linear leaves, with rounded heads of lilac-pink flowers in late summer.

20 cm liked-by-bees|liked-by-butterflies|likes-sun|likes-troughs

Allium

The Mead Nursery - Allium sphaerocephalon

Allium Sphaerocephalon

Deep crimson-purple, egg-shaped flowers, from mid to late summer.

75 cm bulb|liked-by-bees|likes-sun

Allium

The Mead Nursery - Allium virgunculae

Allium virgunculae

A real gem for late colour in the rockery.Thin grassy leaves with slightly nodding heads of lavender pink flowers in October and November. Prefers well-drained soil.

12 cm bulb|liked-by-bees|likes-sun|likes-troughs

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