Allium 'Atlas' Allium 'Atlas'
'Atlas' is a bulbous perennial growing to a height of around 1.2m. Large, rounded heads of purple star-shaped flowers with green centres are produced on strong, erect stems from May untilJune.Ideal as a cut flower, both fresh and dried.
About this plant
No pruning required
SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
- Suitable locations
Cut Flowers Flower borders and beds City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Propagate by division: once flowering is over and leaves have died down, lift the bulbs, detach any offsets, and plant them in their final positions or grow on first in gritty compost
Generally pest free
May be affected by onion white rot and a downy mildew