added by kingcobragolf88
(13 months ago)
How to use it. For such a large plant, allium's tall flower stems create the majority of its volume. The architectural stems lead the eye up into the vertical plane while occupying a smaller footprint, making it great for small gardens or other narrow planting areas — borders, containers or planters.
Plant alliums in a single species mass or intermixed with others. Shown here, in the gardens of Edith Wharton's estate, lower growing plants surround the alliums and will conceal their dying foliage once they have finished blooming for the season.