Allium Sphaerocephalon (Wine Color) - Bulbs

Many little blossoms in bright colors agglomerate on a strong peduncle to a big round fluorescence. This allium inflorescence is an eye-catcher.
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Description for Allium sphaerocephalon (Wine Color)

Allium, also called Ornamental Onion, is one of the most interesting blooms in the spring and summer garden. With a spherical shape flower that holds its form throughout the season, it is one of the long lasting blooms to be had from a bulb. Use Allium in repetition throughout the landscape to add a sense of cohesion to your beds.

Common name(s): Alliums
Flower colours: Wine Color
Bloom time: Late spring to early summer
Max reacahble height: Up to 3 feet
Difficulty to grow:: Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Choose a location in full sun and be sure the soil is well-drained.
  • The one environment that Alliums do not tolerate is hot and wet.
  • Sowing season of Allium is in the rainy season.
  • It should be planted at 10 to 12 cm deep; maintaining 10 to 12 cm spacing between two bulbs.
  • This bulb requires loose and porous potting soil.
  • Water only when the soil feels dry to touch
  • Allium require very little maintenance.

  • Use the potting mix for bulb plantation as:
  • Garden soil + Compost + Perlite + Sand (2:2:1:1)
  • Soil + Cocopeat + vermicompost (2:1:2)
  • Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade
    Soil: Sandy loam soil
    Water: Moderately
    Temperature: 20 to 30 degrees Celsius
    Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer.

    Caring for Allium sphaerocephalon

    • You should fertilize a plant mostly in the spring season, flower bud stage.
    • Water a plant when the soil feels dry to touch. If there is a dry spell and it does not rain, you must water the bulbs weekly until the ground freezes.
    • Apply compost annually to provide nutrients needed for future blooms.
    • You should fertilize a plant mostly in the spring season, flower bud stage.
    • After the foliage turns yellow and dies back, it can be pruned off.
    • Plant the bulbs in a place that receives proper sunlight.

    Typical uses of Allium sphaerocephalon

    Special features: This stunning ornamental onion is ideal for a sunny border.

    Ornamental use: This flowering bulb is used as the ornamental purpose.

    References

    • https://www.easytogrowbulbs.com/pages/allium-planting-guide
    • https://www.americanmeadows.com/flower-bulbs/allium-flower-bulbs/how-to-grow-allium
    • https://www.sarahraven.com/articles/how_to_plant_and_grow_allium_bulbs.htm

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    Saturday, 15 February 2020

    pragya parmita

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    Esha Gupta

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