A whimsical sight in the mid spring garden, Party Balloons Allium bears nearly perfect orbs of pretty, pinkish-purple florets. The flower heads grow to an impressive 8" wide and, as their name suggests, closely resemble festive balloons atop tall, straight stems. Plant Party Balloons in groups for an even more cheerful garden display. As an added bonus, Party Balloons has been known to sometimes produce two flowers from a single bulb. Expect a unique and very merry garden presentation from May to June. Plant bulbs in a well-drained site that gets full sun for best results. Bulb size: 18-20 cm.
Wide fleshy strap-like leaves which stay attractive till after flowering.
Mature Spread :
12 - 18 inches
12 - 18 inches
Planting Instructions :
6" deep and 12-18" apart
Soil Moisture :
Will Tolerate :
Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
Pruning Instructions :
None, let foliage die back naturally to store up energy to produce next year's blooms.
Winter Care :
In colder areas mulch is advisable
Planting Depth :
Watering Requirements :
Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
Fertilization Requirements :
Once per year in spring
Special Care :
K. van Bourgondien times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time
climatic conditions) for each area of North America.
We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are
harvested, our staff of K.
van Bourgondien experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules.
Orders for gift certificates will be shipped immediately.
Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship any plant items from late June through August.
General merchandise will be shipped with your plant order.
The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated
schedule.Large orders may be shipped in more than one
package.Your order confirmation will have an estimated shipping time.When your order is actually shipped you will be sent
an updated shipping estimate.You may check your order status at any time on this website using your email or account number
provided on your order confirmation.Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48
contiguous states. Click here for zone map.
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