• Gladiator Allium - 81133
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  • Gladiator Allium - 81133
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Gladiator Allium

#81133
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$5.97
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1 bulb per package
5.00 stars, based on 10 review(s)
Ship Season: Fall

Large flowering allium, such as Gladiator are best planted in groups of 3 or 5, you can plant 3 bulbs per square foot for the best affect. The flowers are large round and purple, growing 6-8" in diameter, in late Spring to Early Summer. Gladiator is a hybrid variety from a cross between Allium aflatunense and Allium macleanii, it is similar to Allium giganteum, however the flowers typically are slightly larger on the Gladiator.

  • Allium require full sun for the best blooms
  • Well drained soil is a must for allium bulbs
  • In heavy, clay and poorly drained soils amend the soil prior to planting. Amend your existing soil by incorporating a combination of top soil, compost, manure, and leaf mold.
  • Fertilize at planting with Hi Yield Bulb Food or for organic gardening use Bulb-Tone. Apply fertilizer at least 3” below the bottom of the bulbs so that the roots will get the most benefit from the fertilizer.
  • Plant allium bulbs 4-6” deep, with the old roots of the bulb touching the earth, the pointed end should be facing the sky.
  • Spacing will vary based on variety, refer to the Allium packaging for specifics. Plant allium in clusters or space throughout the garden for a neat geometric design element.
  • Immediately after planting, water the allium planting area. This helps to eliminate air pockets. After the initial planting bulbs do not require additional watering in fall or winter and prefer to be kept dry.
  • Apply a 2” layer of mulch in late fall.
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Gladiator Allium

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This plant grew so well and very tall for its first year. I ordered two bulbs, planted them in the fall of 2019 and saw them emerging by Easter. By July the plants were well over 4' tall. My 2 year old loved these plants. Looking forward to seeing them emerge again next Spring.

Juuuuuggeeeee

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Lol these are like softball size. Get these. Get some, and then get twice as many. Put some plants under them too to make it blend.

Gladiator Allium

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The bulbs were healthy and enormous and will produce a great flower next year. Hard to rate when only a bulb. Note gophers ate all my previous Allium bulbs. I had to plant these Alliums inside a metal cage.

Texas

Massive bulbs!

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Hoping this one is a late bloomer, I planted these in the fall and haven't seen them bud yet (now late April). However, the bulbs were healthy and sent up strong, strappy foliage that is attractive

Zone 7

Great customer service

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I'll be buying again next season. Bulbs were just planted, packing impeccable, and great customer service. I'll update once bulbs bloom.