Alliums Aflatunense


ALLIUM AFLATUNENSE: The Allium ‘Aflatunense’, a fall planted ornamental onion bulb, will produce purple flowers. This flower is sure to turn heads with its 4-inch wide globes of tightly packed pink-purple florets which sit at the top of a tall, thick, bare stem. Alliums prefer to be dry during their dormancy. These plants are rabbit, squirrel and deer resistant. The Aflatunense has a bloom period of about 3 weeks and they bloom in late spring to early summer.

  • Planting Location: Sun
  • Planting: October-December
  • Planting Depth: 8 inch (20 cm)
  • Planting Distance: 8 inch (20 cm)
  • Flowers In: May-June
  • Flowering Height: Approx. 32 inch (80 cm) 

How to Grow 

Easy to Grow:

1. Select an area with full sun or semi-shade
2. Dig a hole 8 inches (20 cm) deep
3. Place the bulb in the hole, with pointed side up
4. Space bulbs 8 inches (20 cm) apart
5. Cover with soil and water thoroughly

Planting Tips:

Plant in groups of 3 or more, in well-drained soil. Bulbs will benefit from a handful of compost added to the planting holes.









Search code: TG604

When to Plant

Collections: Alliums, Spring Bulbs