Allium callimischon ssp. haemostictum
Striking white flowers with deep red/black detailing.
This is a beautiful flowering allium that generally opens up in bloom for October. Best grown in gritty soils. In excessive wet winters protect with covering. This plants does not perform well if cut back so leave old foliage to allow flowering.
Hardiness: Fully Hardy
When this bulbous plant has finished flowering it will go into dormancy. Leave the foliage and flowers on as this is where next years flowers will come from.
Life Cycle: perennial
Basic Colour: ( White )
Flower Colour: White / Red
Natural Flowering: October – Novembre
Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy
Height with Flowers: 15cm
Soil Requirements: average / dry / well-drained
Soil ph: acidic / alkaline / neutral
Location: container / rock garden / Mediterranean / crevice garden
Pruning: Do not dead head after flowering as these stems will produce the flowers the following year.
Tolerates: drought tolerant
Origin: Crete / Turkey
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