OK
In progress indicator

Allium 'Globemaster' (Allium 'Globemaster')

Beginner
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
1.5m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Allium 'Globemaster'

Other names

Allium 'Globemaster'

Genus

Allium Allium

Variety or Cultivar

'Globemaster' _ 'Globemaster' has strap-shaped, grey-green leaves and globular clusters of starry violet-purple flowers.


Allium 'Globemaster' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Foliage has a nice fragrance

Habit

Erect

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Dark-purple in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Pest free, may suffer from slugs on new growth.

Onion rot , Downy mildew Onion rot , Downy mildew

General care

Pruning

No pruning required.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


Sign up for your FREE ACCOUNT today or login to receive detailed monthly care instructions

Where to grow

Allium 'Globemaster' (Allium 'Globemaster') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Gravel

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, but well-drained soil. Add grit to clay soils to improve drainage.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Allium 'Globemaster'

Other names

Allium 'Globemaster'

Genus

Allium Allium

Variety or Cultivar

'Globemaster' _ 'Globemaster' has strap-shaped, grey-green leaves and globular clusters of starry violet-purple flowers.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Foliage has a nice fragrance

Habit

Erect

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Dark-purple in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Pest free, may suffer from slugs on new growth.

Specific diseases

Onion rot , Downy mildew

General care

Pruning

No pruning required.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Allium 'Globemaster' (Allium 'Globemaster') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Gravel

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, but well-drained soil. Add grit to clay soils to improve drainage.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

In order to add a note on this plant, please add this plant to your plant lists.

In progress indicator
Full size image
In progress indicator
Caption

Caption

Cancel and close this form

Going to seed (05/07/2013)

Allium 'Globemaster'

Once they are established they begin to multiply. (16/01/2012)

Allium globemaster

Upload your own photo
In progress indicator
This plant likes... Garden match
Soil types: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types) Tell us...
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained Tell us...
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral Tell us...
Light: Full Sun Tell us...
Aspect: South, East, West Tell us...
Exposure: Sheltered Tell us...
Hardiness: Hardy (H4) Tell us...

DISCUSS THIS PLANT

Allium Globemaster plant in a container..?

Hi,I'd like to plant some Allium Globemaster in a container for my patio next year. I've read that the foilage can look unattractive. Can someone recommend what plants I could plant with the Allium… read more

There are 0 active discussions about Allium 'Globemaster' (Allium 'Globemaster')

View all discussions

GARDENS WITH THIS PLANT

My Garden
My Garden
Cotswold edge gardener
The Cedars
The Cedars
skiing_cat
claire's garden
claire's garden
claire collins
My Garden
My Garden
Steve Bustin
My Garden
My Garden
Freddie Dunkley
My Garden
My Garden
linda garner
My Garden
My Garden
Chris Vaughan
My Garden
My Garden
Tracy Edwards
My Garden
My Garden
Anita
Mo's Garden
Mo's Garden
Maureen
My Garden
My Garden
Rob and Pip
My Garden
My Garden
Sam
My Garden
My Garden
Nick Adcock
My Garden
My Garden
Jennifer Napier
My Garden
My Garden
Charlotte Hill

ARTICLES WITH THIS PLANT

Bramble Tyne - Small Suburban Front and Rear Gardens

By Sussex based garden designer Elizabeth Warner. The inspiration for these modern suburban gardens came from the client’s desire for classic plants in an informal scheme and a specific colour… read more

Cancer Research UK’s Life Garden

Cancer research UK creates first ever virtual realisty tribute garden at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show read more

Gillie Leaf revitalised Mark and Linda's Garden

Gillie Leaf Garden Design has recently used Shoot in an  innovative, new way - by providing a unique garden audit for a  couple of avid gardeners in North London. read more


Report content or feedback to Shoot

To add ? to your lists,
login to your account or subscribe.

Find out more about plant lists here

or Login


To check if this plant is suitable for your garden first login to your account or subscribe.

or Login

In progress indicator
Note

Note

You are adding a note to: ?

Cancel