Allium aflatunense 'Gladiator'
Popular name: Ornamental Garlic
Flower colour: purple and pink
Flowering period: May – June
Average plant height: 140 cm
Planting depth to base of bulb: 20 cm
Spacing between bulbs: 30 cm
Type of bulb: bulb
Light requirements: full sun
Landscape uses: beds, perennial gardens, borders and naturalising
This species is especially valued as a cut flower but also has very good properties as a garden plant. It is a cross between A. aflatunense and A. macleanii. Its basal leaves have a grey-green colour.