... RHS Award of Garden Merit This variety will self-sow Based on 25 reviews. A mesmerising variety, producing globe-shaped heads of tightly clustered clear-blue florets. Height 60cm. Between 2013 and 2016 the RHS trialled more than 100 allium varieties at RHS Garden Wisley, complementing its earlier trial of shorter rock garden alliums. These make superb cut flowers and have an almost metallic sheen on the stout stems, which reach knee height. Family Alliaceae . Details A. aflatunense, as described by B. Fedtsch, is a bulbous perennial with slightly ribbed stems and linear, mid-green basal leaves, 30-60cm long. Buy Drumstick Allium bulbs (ornamental onion) online by mail order at Ashridge Nurseries. See more ideas about allium sphaerocephalon, allium, plants. (Bulb sizes quoted in centimetres refer to the circumference of … Inside the Floral Marquee at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2017, I met Jackie Currie, a passionate Allium expert and Garden Designer, from Surrey. Allium Drumstick, also known as Sphaerocephalon, produces two-toned, Burgundy-Green flower heads. Pin it. Buy Allium sphaerocephalon from Sarah Raven: A rich, blackcurrant drumstick allium that flowers later than most and looks as lovely in bud as in full flower. Full sun. chalk. Drumstick allium (Allium sphaerocephalon): Blooms in early July, a couple weeks after Purple Sensation. These diminutive claret flowers look great emerging from a screen of foliage, or against a backdrop of ornamental grasses. UK grown. Allium sphaerocephalon-RHS Award of Garden Merit. Allium Drumstick is not the most sturdiest of Alliums, therefore plant amongst other shorter perenials for extra support. Dec 16, 2018 - Explore Beverley Jane Maine's board "Allium Sphaerocephalon - Round headed garlic - Amaryllidaceae" on Pinterest. Drumsticks already bloom when most other plants are still fully green with no flowers. Genus Allium are bulbous herbaceous perennials with a strong onion or garlic scent, linear, strap-shaped or cylindrical basal leaves and star-shaped or bell-shaped flowers in an umbel on a leafless stem . 25 × Allium sphaerocephalon Small, egg-shaped, claret-coloured flowerheads appear like drumsticks on tall, slender stems above slender mid-green leaves in mid to late summer. Allium cristophii: blockbuster with large purple heads measuring 20cm (8in) wide. Allium is a genus of monocotyledonous flowering plants that includes hundreds of species, including the cultivated onion, garlic, scallion, shallot, leek, and chives.The generic name Allium is the Latin word for garlic, and the type species for the genus is Allium sativum which means "cultivated garlic".. Carl Linnaeus first described the genus Allium in 1753. Bulb size 4cm+. Vivid purple flowers in Jul-Aug. RHS AGM. The RHS judges presented Jackie with a Silver-Gilt Medal, for her first ever exhibit at Hampton Court, which featured… Description. Allium sphaerocephalon - also known as the drumstick allium or round-headed leek, is a summer-flowering allium with ramrod-straight stems that reach between 60 and 90cm (2-3 ft). Plant in any well drained soil, incl. The drumstick allium is a bit floppy, so plant it among other perennials that can provide support. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. A relatively inexpensive bulb that brings a very special, decorative touch to your garden. Each slender stem is topped by a small, oval chartreuse-green head tinged with maroon-claret at the tip. Flowers May-June. Attractive to pollinators. RHS Plants for Pollinators. Grows to 90cm. RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM): Yes: SKU: harts1108: Tweet. To 90cm. 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