Allium callimischon ssp callimischon 

Allium callimischon ssp callimischon


£ 3,49 tax incl.

Availability : Available

Container: 7cm pot

Flowering period: autumn flowers

Hardiness zone: zone 8-10

Height: 10 to 30cm

Plant spacing: 30 cm


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Allium callimishon ssp. callimischon is an ornamental garlic native to the Peloponnese, which adds a refined, decorative touch to a dry, sunny rock garden.

Late flowering at the end of the summer, producing bouquets of delicate, pearly flowers with purple stripes, borne on sturdy stems about thirty centimetres in height.

To combine with round or pruned shapes. Santolina, Dianthus, Lavandula, Armeria juniperifolia, Iberis.

Grow in the sun in a dry rock garden in poor, mainly sandy soil. Hardiness: -6°C / -10°C.

Bulbous plant in a 9.5 cm pot. Three years’ growth. Limited stock. Very rarely available in nurseries.

Cultivation and Propagation
Soil type:hot dry areas, light, sandy soils, chalky soils
Culture advice:Well-drained soil with coarse sand, Neutral to alkaline soil, Keep dry during the winter, Planting soil composed: 1/3 coarse sand, 1/3 garden soil, 1/3 horticultural compost, Mulching the crown of the plant with a gravel
Aspect:full sun
Special maintenance:Prune the plant at the end of autumn, Watch out for natural planting
Multiplication Tips:Division in early spring, Sowing in autumn
Garden tips:
Garden value:for expert gardeners, drought tolerant, botanical curiosities
Garden style:rock garden, seaside garden
Landscape interest:gravel garden, alpine rockery, raised bed, rockery, alpine house
Position:paving, raised bed

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