Allium 'Mercurius' Allium 'Mercurius' (PBR)

allium 'Mercurius'


'Mercurius' is a bulbous perennial, to around 80cm tall, with strap-shaped, glossy foliage and dense, hemispheric clusters of rich purple-pink flowers, forming heads up to 12cm across, in late spring and early summer

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      allium 'Mercurius'

    • Common names

      Allium mercurius

  • skullToxicity

    Bulbs may cause skin irritation. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.5-1 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    No pruning required

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Cut Flowers Flower borders and beds Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Remove offsets in autumn

  • insectPests

    Generally pest free

  • microbeDiseases

    Onion white rot and a downy mildew may occur