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- Light: Full Sun
- Size: 6+ cm bulb
- Zone: 3 to 8
- Bloom Time: Early Summer
- Height: 16-18"
- Soil Requirement: Well drained
- Deer Resistant
- Attract Bees
- SKU: 83722
- Availability: In Stock
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Fall under the sweet spell of Graceful Allium. These majestic alliums bloom in early to mid-summer and grow 16 to 18 inches tall. Prepare to be dazzled as groups of both white and pale pink flowers cluster together to form stunning orb-shaped blooms. Each flower is complemented by delicate lavender stamens, which pop against these flowers' pastel hues.
Grace your summertime garden with these whimsical white alliums by planting them in the fall. Alliums dislike water-logged soil, so make sure to bury them in well-drained clay, loamy or sandy soil, about 3 inches deep and 3 to 4 inches apart. These Dutch-sourced darlings equally enjoy bathing their bulbous blooms in full sunlight or cooling off in partially shady areas. They are hardy in zones 3 through 9 and naturally deter deer and other pests.
Native to North America, these perennials naturalize easily and are a beautiful addition to wildflower gardens. To draw attention to their unique blooms, consider planting your allium bulbs in front-facing borders. These white alliums will look wonderful when paired with purple and blue irises and large, bicoloured dahlias. This petite strain of Allium amplectum 'Graceful' can also be used to add delightful detailing alongside walkways or gates, or can be planted in rows beside houses and sheds. Make your summer garden exude elegance with this graceful allium.
- Botanical Name Allium amplectens
- Form Perennial
- Hardiness Zone 3-8
- Flowering Time Early Summer
- Light Requirements Full Sun
- Flower Color Shiny white to pale pink flowers
- Flower Form Ball-shaped clusters head of little bells
- Foliage Type Linear and narrow strap-like
- Growth Rate Medium
- Zones 3 to 8
- Height/Habit 16-18"
- Spread 12 - 18 inches
- Planting Instructions 6" deep and 12 - 18" apart
- Soil Requirements Well drained
- Will Tolerate Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
- Pruning Not needed
Breck's Shipping Schedule
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule.
|2018 Fall Shipping Schedule|
|1AB-7A||8/13/18 - 10/26/18|
|7B-13B||8/22/18 - 10/26/18|
|Last Order Date||10/15/18|
|ZONES||Bulbs from Holland|
|1AB-5AB||8/15/18 - 12/16/18|
|6AB-7AB||8/22/18 - 12/16/18|
|8AB-13AB||8/29/18 - 12/16/18|
|Last Order Date||12/12/2018|
|1AB-13B||9/6/18 - 12/16/18|
|Last Order Date||12/12/2018|
|2019 Spring Shipping Schedule|
|ZONES||Bareroot Perennials & Bulbs|
|1AB - 5A||3/19/19- 6/16/19|
|5B||2/26/19 - 6/16/19|
|6A & 10AB||2/19/19 - 6/16/19|
|Last Order Date||6/18/2019|
|1AB - 5A||4/16/19- 6/1/19|
|5A||4/12/19 - 6/1/19|
|5B||3/19/19 - 6/1/19|
|6A & 6B||3/5/19 - 6/1/19|
|7A & 7B||2/26/19 - 6/1/19|
|8A & 8B||2/19/19 - 6/1/19|
|9A - 10B||1/22/19 - 6/1/19|
|Last Order Date||5/28/2019|
The type of product you order or the weather in our area or your area may affect the anticipated shipping schedule above.
Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible in the planting season to allow for the best root development once planted.
To promote optimum stress protection in transit and your success in the garden, bareroot perennials are kept in the ground in our nurseries until fully dormant. In the Fall these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window above.
In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to delivery your orders via the USPS or FedEx. Large orders may be shippied in more than one package.
Bulb and perennial shipments direct from Holland are harvested in July and August dependent on the season and crop. Once fully inspected and packaged they are shippied direct to you in the most efficient manner to follow the dates above.
Upon placing your order you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate.
You will also receive an email notification when your order actually ships with an updated arrival estimate.
At any time after you place your order you can check your order status on our website using your email or the account number found in your order confirmation email.
Gift Certificates are shipped immediately.
If they are in stock, Garden Essentials ship within 4-7 days.
Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.
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Our shipping and handling charges are as follows:
|Up to $40.00 order-||$9.95|
|$40.01 to $60.00-||$12.95|
|$60.01 to $80.00-||$14.95|
|$80.01 to $100.00-||$16.95|
|$100.01 to over-||$18.95|