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Allium lusitanicum (Summer Beauty)

Allium lusitanicum (Summer Beauty)
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 Allium lusitanicum (Summer Beauty)Allium lusitanicum (Summer Beauty) 
Price:  £5.50
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Common Name: Mountain Garlic

Plant Family: Alliaceae

Drought Tolerant:  Yes
Useful for:  Ground Cover or Underplanting
Planting Style:  low maintenance
Season of Interest:  Mid-summer
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Pink
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Clump forming
Soil Type:  dry or sandy soil
Soil PH:  No preference
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Bee and Butterfly:  Both


(Allium 'Summer Beauty') Like a larger version of chives, this makes clumps of edible strappy leaves, topped in mid-summer with round heads of pink flowers. This makes a great edition to the herb garden or for edging a border. Likes sun and free draining soil. Attracts bees and butterflies.


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We aim to despatch orders within 3 working days of receipt but please allow up to 7 working days. 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: 9cm or 1 litre
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 2 or 3 litre (occasionally 1.5 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


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