I've been thinking about purchasing some alliums to grow in a tough spot...dry with some red clay but have been ammending it yearly. Any advice? I'm wanting to grow the really tall ones, possibly "summer drummer".

Views: 60

Replies to This Discussion

Yes, all of those tall aflatuense ones do great in heavier soils.         Globemaster, Purple Sensation, Gladiator, etc.   There are about a dozen of them in Brent and Becky's bulb catalog.    They even self sow so you can have lots in just 3 years-it doesn't take long from seed.  May I also recommend trying Eremurus, the foxtail lilly.     They get tall, are really spectacular, and need the same things as alliums do.


Latest Activity

Linda Damiano posted photos
9 hours ago
Linda Damiano commented on Linda Damiano's photo


"Shopping for pumpkins, very cheap this year in New Jersey.."
9 hours ago
Lorraine Smith Pacific NW commented on S. Asherah Taylor's group Orchids
"I heard the last hurricane that devastated FL was 11 yrs ago. Was it Ivan or ? How did one chicken make it through while the others are gone?? Sad & strange! I would be mourning those lovely trees as well. Around here, people are always cutting…"
mo puff commented on S. Asherah Taylor's group Orchids
"Our beautiful city of St. Augustine just went through a devastating hurricane. "Mathew" left much destruction of property and plants ! BIG HUGE OLD trees strewn everywhere. Flooded houses left many people out on the streets with all…"

© 2016   Created by Community Manager.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service