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Allium nutans - 'Superbum' (Siberian Chive, Allium)

Type Herbaceous flower, Herb, Culinary, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Spreading clump
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours Dark pink Flowers (Summer early), Dark green Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance - Tough Plant
Hardiness Very hardy, Drought Tolerant
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Allium nutans:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • Attracts wildlife to feed or nest
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Tolerates cold exposed locations

Weaknesses of Allium nutans

  • Invasive/spreading root growth
  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Allium nutans:

  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
  • Ideal for planting within the herb garden
  • Herbaceous plant with culinary usage

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View other herbaceous flowers with dark pink flowers, or herbaceous flowers with dark green foliage

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