Berrybank Nursery, 5 Boggs Holdings, Pencaitland, East Lothian, EH34 5BA
Allium christophii

Allium christophii

Synonym(s): Allium albopilosum Common Name: 'Star of Persia'

AGM. The huge round heads, 20cm in width, of silvery mauve stars look good even as they fade, so leave to dry in situ. Strap shaped glaucous-green leaves appear in spring and then wither as the flower spike develops. Jun-Jul. H45cm S20cm.


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Care Instructions

An easy to grow perennial bulb for a well-drained sunny position. It flowers later than A. ‘Purple Sensation’ and is shorter, so is more suitable for the front of the border.

Plant No: 91

About Us

Macplants are central/southern Scotland's largest growers of herbaceous perennials, alpines, ferns and ornamental grasses. We have our plant centre open to the public in East Lothian, close to Edinburgh and we also supply a diverse range of trade clients both in the landscape and garden centre sectors.

We grow a large range of plants including many interesting and unusual varieties not usually seen for sale. Amongst the many plants we grow are our highly praised autumn Gentians bred here by Dr Ian McNaughton and probably the largest range of Meconopsis cultivars found anywhere.

Our Contacts

Berrybank Nursery,
5 Boggs Holdings,
East Lothian
EH34 5BA

01875 341179