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Allium 'Summer Drummer' is an extremely tall and late-flowering ornamental cultivar. Spherical, tightly-packed flowerheads of small, pale purple flowers are borne after midsummer

Characteristics

 

Hardiness

H5 - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10)

 

Sunlight

Full Sun

 

Aspect

South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing

 

Exposure

Sheltered

 

Soil

Chalk, Clay, Sand and Loam

 

Moisture

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

 

pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

 

Size

Ultimate height

1.5-2.5 metres

Ultimate spread

0-0.1 metre

Time to ultimate height

1-2 years

 

How to grow

Cultivation

Easy to grow in fertile well-drained soil in full sun. Add grit when grown in clay soils to improve drainage. Plant in autumn. 

 

Propagation

Propagate by offsets in autumn

 

Suggested planting locations and garden types

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

 

How to care

Pruning

No pruning required

Pests

Generally pest free

Diseases

Onion white rot and a downy mildew may occur

Allium Summer Drummer

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    0131 445 4698

    Damhead Nursery
    Damhead Farm
    Lothianburn
    Midlothian
    EH10 7DZ

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