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Common Name: Star of Persia
Plant Family: Alliaceae
Size/Qty: 10 BulbsDrought Tolerant: YesUse: Cut FlowerPlanting Style: cottageSeason of Interest: Spring to early summerPosition/ Situation: Dry or gravel gardenSun/ Shade: SunFlower Colour: PurpleLeaf Colour: GreenHeight: low (up to 3 feet)Habit/Shape: UprightSoil Type: Normal, well-drained but moisture retentiveSoil PH: No preferenceAward of Garden Merit: YesHardiness/minimum temperature: HardyBee and Butterfly: BothRabbit & Deer Resistance: Deer & Rabbit Resistant PlantsResistance 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.
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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);
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
Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation'£4.00 £3.40
A tall Allium with deep purple flower heads to 8cms across from May - June. This variety will seed it self around too. Attracts bees and butterflies. 1 metre (3 feet).
Geranium sanguineum 'Glenluce'£5.50 £4.68
A compact, clump-forming perennial with masses of clear pink flowers over small, deeply cut, leaves from May to June.
Allium sphaerocephalon£2.50 £2.13
A later-flowering Allium with oval, reddish-purple flower heads July and August. It will seed around and looks good naturalised with ornamental grasses and the seed heads are ornamental too.
Carex elata 'Aurea'£6.00 £5.10
Good for boggy soil orpond margin this makes a striking upright clump of narrow yellow leaves that really catch the sun.
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