Giant Flowering Onion - Bulb in Pot: Allium Giganteum - 1GAL Pot
Allium giganteum features large, globe-shaped, deep purple flowers on tall stalks, creating a stunning focal point in the garden.
Caring for Allium giganteum, also known as Giant Allium, involves providing it with the right growing conditions and regular maintenance. These impressive flowering bulbs thrive in full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil. Plant them in a location with good air circulation to prevent fungal diseases. Water the bulbs moderately during the growing season, allowing the soil to dry out slightly between waterings. Once the foliage starts to yellow and die back, reduce watering. Deadhead the spent flowers to prevent seed formation and promote energy conservation. Leave the foliage intact until it naturally withers and turns brown, as it provides nourishment to the bulb for future growth. In colder regions, it's advisable to apply a layer of mulch for winter protection. Allium giganteum is generally resistant to pests and diseases, making it a low-maintenance addition to your garden. With proper care, these stunning ornamental bulbs will reward you with giant globe-shaped flower heads atop tall sturdy stems, creating a striking focal point in your landscape.