• Ivory Queen Allium - 81118
  • Ivory Queen Allium - 81118
  • Ivory Queen Allium - 81118
  • Ivory Queen Allium - 81118
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Ivory Queen Allium

Allium karataviense

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5 bulbs per package
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This extraordinary allium is a must have for all rock gardens!. Its white to pale pink blooms can reach 5-6" in diameter on top of 6-10" tall sturdy stalks and is one of the only allium grown also for its handsome foliage. The leaves of the Allium karataviense are broad and vary in color from gray purple to gray green. Blooming in last spring to early summer, the Ivory Queen will be royalty in your garden or favorite flower pot!

  • 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.