Plant new bulbs 4-6" deep and 12-18" apart in fall. Out Of Stock. One of the most unique alliums we've found, Schubertii Allium is a conversation piece in the garden and cut-flower arrangements. These consist of 50 or more star-shaped, pinky-purple florets on stems of differing lengths producing a starburst effect up to 30 cm across Our website is NOT a real time inventory. 70135 . Allium Schubertii. SKU: F330003. It bears huge (10- to 12-inch) spidery heads of rosy flowers. Discover (and save!) 12 Bulb size (see info) 16/+ Color violet-pink Light Requirements Sun to semi shade Specific References. Fall Planting: This item is available for purchase from April-October while supplies last. Allium 'Schubertii' Product Details. While the flowers open in late spring to early summer, the flower heads can be left to dry after blooming, extending the season of interest. Depending on the variety they can grow to 3 feet high with flowers the size of baseballs like the famous Globemaster allium Allium giganteum). Allium Schubertii. Common Name: Flowering Onion: Hardiness Zone: 7-8S/9W: Exposure: Sun: Find your zone? This is one of the most spectacular alliums available. Plants may self-seed in the garden. 6 for $22.00 4 Reviews. There's nothing like this unusual allium that features up to 100 striking purple florets on 16–18" stems that radiate from a central ball-shaped umbel. Out of Stock . Buy Allium schubertii at Wholesale Price on DutchBulbs.com - Growers of quality Dutch Bulbs & Perennials since 1893. Spring Planting. It looks particularly good growing amongst low growing herbaceous perennials and ornamental grass providing and addition of stunning form, colour and interest. The look is slightly otherworldly and very intriguing. Excellent for drying. Bulbs per Package: 5 . Although the plant is quite low growing at 45cm in height, the flower-head is enormous and looks very much like a sparkler. Please order your allium flower bulbs early so we can assure availability on each variety we offer. Sep 13, 2019 - Short, sturdy stems support the giant blooms of this allium, which can reach up to 12” diameter. Sometime called tumbleweed onion. Despite its name, Allium nigrum is a white flowering onion, featuring creamy-white or pale lilac flat clusters, about 3-4 inch wide (8-10 cm), of starry silvery florets with a green center. Here’s a variety of Allium with an almost unbelievable appearance! Plant Finder. Available now. These flowers consist of 50 or more star-shaped, mauve florets on stems of differing lengths producing a starburst effect which can be up to 30 cm across. Shubert’s Allium (Allium schubertii), also known as Tumbleweed Onion, is a must-have for the late spring flower garden. Like garden sparklers, these whimsical Allium are 16-20" tall, with long-lasting 9-12" spherical blooms. Plant Schubertii among low-growing perennials for a stunning display of colour, form and interest. Out Of Stock. These flowers are more than a foot across and look like they are exploding. Allium Schubertii is also known as the Persian Onion, although we do think the Giant Sparkler or Firework Allium names are more apt! Email me when item is in stock: Submit. Allium Schubertii (Pack of 3 Bulbs) Alliums from the Gold Medal winning Harts Nursery. #Results: 5. Spiky, rose-purple flowers appear in late spring, bringing a lovely fragrance to garden beds or container plantings. *15% Off Spring Pre-Orders! 2 Bulbs PKG. Allium Schubertii - Ornamental Onion bulbs give Pink flowers in May to July and can be planted from September to December. Availability is subject to change without prior notice. Note About Product Availability & Online Pricing: Not all products are in-stock at all times. A definite conversation starter for your garden, Schubertii produces huge and airy flower clusters that add an airiness and interest like no other. CALL NOW +44 (0) 1406 426216. Ship Season: Fall Estimate Shipping Costs. Noteworthy Characteristics. They rise atop clumps of strap-shaped, blue-green, basal leaves which wither as the flowers begin to bloom. Alliums are deer resistant and easy to grow in well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. This intriguing allium draws the eye with its arresting, almost primordial look. They grow from bulbs which look and smell like onions. This plant is perfect for front borders or large pots and containers. Create a focal point in the landscape that will make people stop and stare! Push your bulbs into the bottom of the trench/hole, leaving a gap of at least 3 times the bulb width between each bulb (see above) and then cover them up – if on heavy soil, mix in about one-third grit to two-thirds soil. Order early for best selection. We ship our top quality Allium bulbs from the best growers in Holland. From late spring to early summer, you'll enjoy large blooms that have small reddish-purple flowers and sit atop 30 in. Water well after planting. Water well after planting. Growing just 12-24 tall, it has 9-12 giant spherical umbels that are loaded with small, rose-purple, starlike flowers. When the bud first emerges from its papery sheath, A. schubertii looks like an upright, thick green paint brush. Established plants may be divided in fall. Allium schubertii, is a bulbous perennial that is ornamentally grown for its impressive display of rose-purple flowers that bloom in giant, spherical umbels. Allium bulbs should be planted in fall and blooms from spring into early summer. It grows to around 50 cm tall and lives for 2–5 years. wide (22-30 cm), in late spring to early summer. Get our latest news and special sales . 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