Drought tolerant, fabulous form, and unmistaken charm; Allium ‘Globemaster’ will brighten our gardens toward the end of May. Plant in full sun or light shade, plant bulbs 10 inches deep and 1 foot apart in well drained soil, super hardy from zone 6 to 10. Kids love to use them as fairy wands, let them self seed, or spray paint them crazy colors and add them to a Halloween costume; a multi-season plant sure to add a touch of joy to young and old!
Oh and deer and rabbit resistant too! For a shorter, white variety try Allium ‘Ivory Queen’.
Allium are bulbous herbaceous perennials with a strong onion or garlic scent, linear, strap-shaped or cylindrical basal leaves and star-shaped or bell-shaped flowers in an umbel on a leafless stem.
‘Globemaster’ is a large bulbous perennial with strap-shaped, grey-green leaves and globular clusters of starry violet-purple flowers in summer on stems to 80cm in height. Receiver of the Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit.