Allium Gladiator has a single stem with basal foliage that supports a round cluster of purple flowers. This flower blooms in early summer. Alliums are deer resistant and easy to grow in well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. They are grown for their ornamental value in the landscape and make wonderful cut or dried flowers. Try planting them behind low-growing perennials or annuals or among ground covers to add a distinctive touch to your garden. Hardiness Zones 4-8. You will receive 4 bulbs per order. This is a preorder and will be available in early October.
Planting: For best flowering, plant in the fall in full or a mostly sunny location. Larger Allium varieties do best planted 7-8 inches deep. Plant the bulbs 6-8 inches apart in well-drained soil.