Allium Stipitatum ‘Mt Everest’
A handsome plant which is always remarked on in the garden.
Allium Stipitatum Mount Everest is one of the large ball shaped alliums which always look spectacular.
It has large , up to 15 cm, clusters of white flowers with yellow centres, which are held on scapes up to 90 cm high. It has greyish green leaf straps which are also rather ornamental. It blooms in late spring to early summer, and lasts well once it has come into bloom and has been awarded the Royal Horticultural Society award of merit. It should be grown in rich gritty, sandy well drained soil, and likes a sunny spot in the garden.
Note : 15 seeds in packet
Seed Raising Advice
Sow seeds at any time, covering them with compost or grit 5mm deep.Keep the seed pot in a cool, well-lit spot outside. Artificial heat is not needed and will prevent germination so be very patient as many species will only germinate in the spring after chilling or freezig of the moist seed tray in winter. Grow on individual seedlings in small pots until they are of sufficient size to be potted on or planted out into the open ground.
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