Allium Multibulbosum Back to Plants
Large umbell of white florets with a pink cast to it, striking green eye in each floret, golden yellow with very prominent anthers and a faintly sweet fragrance. The plant is 2.5 to 3 feet tall., Foliage and stem emerge relatively late, in April. Flowers produce a lot of nectar, prolific grower , also from seed. Needs to be thinned every third or fourth year. Flowering time: Early June.
Placement: Bright, open, sunny spot.
Soil type: prefers sandy/loam
Frosthardiness and USDA Zone: Hardy in zones 5-9
Bulb size:10 cm/up
If you familiarize yourself with the origin and natural growing conditions of these plants, you can avoid a great many costly mistakes. For instance, a plant that originates from a harsh land-climate will not do well in a tropical or sub-tropical climate, although it might prosper on higher elevations in such a climate.