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August Deliveries

There may be some delays in deliveries during August due to hot weather etc. but please order as normal and we will give you a likely delivery date, and hopefully get your plants to you as quickly as we can. If you can come and collect it saves you the delivery charge PLUS we will refund you 10% off when you visit.

20% off Hardy Shrubs
20% off Exotic, half-hardy plants and succulents

Allium senescens subsp. glaucum

Common Name:
Plant Family: Alliaceae
Plant Type: Hardy Perennial


A late flowering Allium for the front of a sunny border in well-drained soil, flowering May to August. The attractive twisted grey leaves contrast with the lilac pink flowers. Seedlings may have less twisted foliage, so propagate by division.

Allium senescens subsp. glaucum
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POT SIZE/QUANTITY:  9 cm
Season of Interest:  Mid-summer
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Height:  very low (less than 1ft)
Minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/Situation:  Dry or gravel garden
Planting Style:  low maintenance
Suggested Use:  Ground Cover or Underplanting
Flower Colour:  Pink
Leaf Colour:  Grey
Habit/Shape:  Spreading
Evergreen:  Semi-evergreen
Drought Tolerant:  Yes
Soil Type:  dry or sandy soil
Soil PH:  No preference

Availability:  

<b>Currently being propagated, please enquire </b>  

Currently being propagated, please enquire

Price:  £4.50

Mainland UK  £8.50 -£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1 through to IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value £35) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.