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trentmum

They are definitely alliums. The foliage dies off leaving the stem and flower, so it’s good to grow them with lots of ground cover to hide it, as the dying leaves are really unsightly. They flower late spring, early summer, and after the flowers fade, they leave behind architectural looking seed heads. They also self set, so you should get lots of new bulbs next year, which will take a few years flower. They are stunning!

   
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Sue Gelade

Thanks re that allium info - have often had my onions etc flower, but not seen such lovely coloured flowers. Must investigate further !

   
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malahowe52

I like the olive trees lined up to offer structure and year round greenery. But could be supplemented by a bit of seasonal colour .I’ve saved this as an idea to adapt for a Palma townhouse courtyard .

   

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