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Allium christophii

Allium christophii
Price £ 11.99

How do I look today?

Strong shoots emerging 3 to a pot
  • Quantity
Stock
1 unit in stock
  •  All plants grown on our UK nursery
  •  No quibble guarantee
  •  Super-fast delivery service available
  •  100% recyclable packaging
  •  Peat free
  •  331 reviews and a 4.9 rating on Trustpilot

Allium christophii

Allium christophii
Price £ 11.99

How do I look today?

Strong shoots emerging 3 to a pot
  • Quantity
Stock
1 unit in stock
  •  All plants grown on our UK nursery
  •  No quibble guarantee
  •  Super-fast delivery service available
  •  100% recyclable packaging
  •  Peat free
  •  331 reviews and a 4.9 rating on Trustpilot
Allium christophii, Massive ball shaped blooms with metallic pink flowers, upright stems, architectural feature, attractive stems when dry, excellent as a cut flower. Allium christophii syn A. Albopilosum. A bulbous perennial with ribbed stems and strappy glaucous leaves with marginal hairs which start to wither as the flowers are produced. In early summer large rounded flower heads up to 20cm across are produced with up to 50 small pinkish purple star shaped flowers with a metallic sheen. The flower heads can be dried or left in the border where they remain a feature through the winter for best results plant in clumps for best results plant in clumps. Best planted in full sun and most free draining soils.Allium christophii bulbs go dormant after flowering so it is important to plant them where you will not disturb them, often they will start to seed around the base of the plant and in time a clump will form, if these become congested then the bulbs can be dug up and moved whilst they are dormant to develop new clumps. If left after flowering the seed heads will dry in the sun and are attractive if left.
  • Article number
    ALLICHRI
  • EAN code
    5055175439143
  • Genus
    Allium
  • Flower Colour
    Pink
  • Sun & shade
    Full Sun
  • Season of interest
    Spring
  • Evergreen
    Deciduous
  • Pot size
    2L Pot
  • Soil type
    Most
  • Weight
    1.5kg

Delivery

All plants in our shop are available for delivery and we aim to ship your plant as quickly as we can. On receipt of your order we will send you an order confirmation and reserve your plant on the nursery.

All orders placed will be dispatched as soon as possible, please allow 3-7 working days for delivery. Please bare in mind delivery can be dependant upon your geographical location and unfortunately we are unable to deliver on weekends.

All deliveries are made using a next day service to reduce the time that the plants spend in transit. Next day delivery is subject to your delivery postcode. Any orders with an additional surcharge could take 2-5 days to be delivered. When this is the case we will do what we can to ensure your plants are in transit for the least amount of time as possible.

Every Garden Beauty plant comes carefully packed into its own individual box to ensure it reaches you in optimum condition, if there are any problems please refer to our no quibble policy in the terms and conditions.

Buy plants online nationwide deliveryBank Holiday Weekends

To ensure delivery before a bank holiday weekend, orders must be placed before midnight on Wednesday. This will give us time to process your order and delivery to you on Friday. If Friday is also a bank holiday then the cut off is 24hours earlier. Any orders after this time will be dispatched the following Tuesday and delivered on Wednesday subject to the time of year.

Easter Weekend delivery

To ensure delivery in time for the Easter weekend please place all orders through our site before midnight Tuesday 30th March. All orders before this date will be delivered on Thursday 1st April.

Christmas Delivery times

TBC

Plant SizePlants for delivery box

We grow our plants in various sizes in either a 2, 2.5, 3, 5 or a 7.5 litre pot, the top diameter of a 2 litre is 17cm (2.5l is 18cm) and a plant would typically cover the whole top of the pot - the image to the right shows a typical 3 litre helleborus ready for despatch. Please note that plant sizes will vary according to the time of year and the type of plant.

Looking after Your Plant

On receipt of your delivery please open the box as soon as possible and remove the plant from the box, if you are not able to plant it immediately please check that the compost is moist and place the plant in a sheltered position. Inside the box you will find a set of planting guidelines, please follow these to ensure success.