Allium gladiator is a flower that keeps giving, its large clumps can be divided every few years. Keep for your own garden or share the gladiator joy, Immense, spherical, lavender-purple heads as big as 16 cm balance on a stem that reaches up to 1.5 metres after around five growing years.
Flowering time for Alliums is May and June and as with all Alliums, the petals leave behind a striking skeleton that adds another dimension to your border display. Alliums are an asset to any garden and for wildlife.
When introducing your Allium gladiator to your garden, add some grit to the soil around the bulb so it doesn't get waterlogged, it will thank you for it and you will be rewarded with years of happy Alliums.
Allium is the Latin word for garlic.
Position: Full Sun - Partial Shade
Colour: Lilac Purple
Flowering period: May to June
Hardiness: Fully hardy
Bulb Size: 20+
Pollinator Friendly: Yes