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Allium roseum (Rosy garlic)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1ft
Max height
1ft 8in
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Allium roseum

Other names

Rosy garlic

Genus

Allium Allium

Species

A. roseum - A. roseum is a low-growing bulbous perennial with strap-shaped leaves. In late spring or early summer, it bears loose clusters of dainty pink flowers.


Allium roseum is: Deciduous

Habit

Upright

Flower

Rose-pink in Spring; Rose-pink in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in Spring; Grey-green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

General care

Propagation methods

Offsets, Seed


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Where to grow

Allium roseum (Rosy garlic) will reach a height of 1ft and a spread of 1ft 8in after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

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

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Allium roseum

Other names

Rosy garlic

Genus

Allium Allium

Species

A. roseum - A. roseum is a low-growing bulbous perennial with strap-shaped leaves. In late spring or early summer, it bears loose clusters of dainty pink flowers.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Upright


Colour

Flower

Rose-pink in Spring; Rose-pink in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in Spring; Grey-green in Summer

General care

Propagation methods

Offsets, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Allium roseum (Rosy garlic) will reach a height of 1ft and a spread of 1ft 8in after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

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

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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