Allium 'Atlas' Allium 'Atlas'

allium 'Atlas'

ABOUT

'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.

Plant Info
Care
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family

      Alliaceae

    • Synonyms

      allium 'Atlas'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type

      Deciduous

    • Height

      1-1.5 metres

    • Spread

      0-0.1 metre

    • Hardiness zones

      H4

  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    No pruning required

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Cut Flowers Flower borders and beds City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • 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

  • insectPests

    Generally pest free

  • microbeDiseases

    May be affected by onion white rot and a downy mildew