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Allium cristophii - 3 potted bulbs

Common Name: Star of Persia

Plant Family: Alliaceae

Allium cristophii - 3 potted bulbs
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Price:  £5.50
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Availability:  

  

16 in stock

Size/Qty:  3 bulbs per 2 litre pot
Drought Tolerant:  Yes
Suggested Use:  Cut Flower
Planting Style:  cottage
Season of Interest:  Spring to early summer
Position/ Situation:  Dry or gravel garden
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Purple
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Upright
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Deer & Rabbit Resistant Plants
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus


A spectacular bulb with huge spherical, silvery-mauve flower heads to 40cm (16in) across from May - July. Looks good growing up through low-growing plants such as Nepeta or Geranium. Well drained & full sun. Drought tolerant. Attracts bees & butterflies.


Mainland UK  £6 - £8.50 Bulbs/Tubers/ Bare root (UK) £4
Click and Collect FREE Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands £6 - £10
Guernsey & Jersey £20 European Union £15 - £20

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Please allow up to 7 working days for your order to be despatched. Plants are despatched Monday-Thursday (excl. Bank Holidays) 

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


Goes well with
Geranium sanguineum 'Glenluce'

Geranium sanguineum 'Glenluce'£6.00

Bloody Crane's Bill

A compact, clump-forming perennial with masses of clear pink flowers over small, deeply cut, leaves from May to June.

Shrubland Park Nurseries