A member of the onion family, alliums are one of the iconic summer bulbs, with their purple globes of flowers adding height and texture to pots and borders.
'Gladiator' is one of the larger globe alliums and is grown mainly for its highly decorative flower heads, which can be cut as flowers for the home or left to add drama to pots and borders.
A perennial bulb and winter hardy, Allium 'Gladiator' returns each year, multiplying when happy with its position and contrasting magically with greens and other shades of purple.
Fully deserving its coveted RHS Award of Garden Merit, you can be sure that this is a proven garden performer, guaranteed to be suitable for UK gardeners at every level of experience. You can therefore plant this in the garden with confidence, for stunning displays for many years to come.
Also recommended by the RHS as a 'Plant for Pollinators' Gladiator is a perfect plant to bring wildlife into your garden.
Supplied as a pack of 5 bulbs size 16/18 ready for planting out in autumn. Flowering in June, plants will reach 150cm, and flower in June.
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