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Allium flavum

Allium

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour

Yellow

Feature

Flowers

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

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Plant details

A charming little plant from dry hills in southern Europe, producing many-flowered umbels of glistening yellow, vaguely bell-shaped flowers with prominently protruding stamens in early summer. Plant in autumn in an open, sunny position in well-drained soil.

Family: Alliaceae

Genus: Allium

Species: flavum

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Yellow

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 35cm

Spread: 5cm

Time to divide plants: February to April

Flowering period: June to July


Reader reviews

marl1967

I think that allium,s are great plants to fill my garden with it,s nice to sit with a cup of tea and just look out over my garden and see how wonderful it all is


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