Flowering and growth height
28 - 32 inch
Plant depth
4.5 - 5.5 inch
Planting distance
10 - 12 inch
Attracting bees and butterflies
Yes
Suitable for pots and planters
No
Deer and rodent resistant
Yes
Scented
No
Suitable as cut flower
Yes

Allium Globemaster was already well known since the 1960’s, however it took 20 years of cultivation before the amount of this allium was large enough to be sold. The Globemaster is a huge and tall flower (80 cm) that is in blooming process all month – between June and July and has a pleasant violet shade. This allium is incredibly strong and sturdy, so it can carry its round and tightly packed flower cluster in good or bad weather conditions.

Allium belongs to the same family as garlic and onion, that is why it’s called an “ornamental onion”. Make sure to plant your allium in a dry and well-drained (sandy) soil and open areas with full sun.

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Attracting bees and butterflies Yes
Bulb/tuber size 20/24
Bulb type Allium
Deer and rodent resistant Yes
Delivered as Flower bulb or tuber
Flower colour Purple
Flowering and growth height 28 - 32 inch
Flowering period July
Hardiness zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Hardy Yes
Naturalising No
Number per m2 20
Per package 1
Place / Planting position Partial shade, Sun
Plant depth 4.5 - 5.5 inch
Planting distance 10 - 12 inch
Scented No
Suitable as cut flower Yes
Suitable for pots and planters No

Other information

  • First loosen the soil well where the allium bulbs will be planted. Then the soil is easier to work with.
  • Dig a hole and make sure it is 2 to 3 times as deep as the height of the bulbs.
  • For the distance between the bulbs, make sure it is 2 times the diameter of the bulbs.
  • Plant the flower bulbs in the hole with the pointed side facing up or with the root base facing down.
  • Cover the allium bulbs with soil and water them well.

Pre-orders can be placed until the first week of August, which will be shipped in the first half of September and delivered in October.