I love this plant! I used this plant recently in a client’s planting scheme and now they are fully opened they really look magnificent with their rich pink colouring and spherical shape. This ornamental onion is elegant and eye catching.

If you want to add height and elegance to your border I recommend including these plants in your garden.

Botanical name: Allium sphaerocephalon
Other names: Roundhead leek, Round-headed allium
Genus: Allium
Species: A. sphaerocephalon – A. sphaerocephalon is a bulbous perennial with strap-like, mid-green basal leaves and tall stems bearing small round or oval pink to purple-red flowerheads in summer
Allium sphaerocephalon is: Deciduous
Flower: Reddish-purple, Pink in Summer
Foliage: Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer
Habit: Erect, Spreading

If you would like to talk with me about a new planting scheme in your garden, please do feel free to get in touch, my email is judi@judithegardener.co.uk. For gardening development and maintenance enquiries (North-East London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Enfield) please telephone 07818 005773.

Happy gardening!