Allium, Gladiator. For planting clumps of bulbs in beds and borders, dig a hole large enough to hold all the bulbs in one group or drift. Set them upright at the bottom of the hole, tops up (pointed side up), and space properly. Press the bulbs into the soil and cover with the prepared soil to the recommended depth.
Allium 'Gladiator' (Ornamental Onion) Growing up to 3 - 4 feet high (90 - 120 cm), this beauty naturalizes easily Awarded the prestigious Award of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society. Easily grown in rich, sandy to gritty, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun.
Towering, sturdy stems hold large, 6" flower heads of violet-blue elegantly tipped in silvery white. Butterflies and other pollinators simply love this allium! We like large plantings of Gladiator in borders and along sunny fence lines. Alliums are not available in ID and WA. Details. Botanical Name Allium 'Gladiator' Form Perennial; Hardiness Zone 4-9
Allium Gladiator Large 6" flowerheads of violet-blue tipped silver on strong 60" stems.
Allium Gladiator An award-winning 1981 cross between A. aflatunense and A. macleanii, this spectacular, lofty favorite has spectacular 6"-wide, rose-purple globes comprised of tightly compacted, starry florets dotted with green eyes (ovaries).
Shop Allium Gladiator Decorate your early summer garden with these impressive, blue-violet alliums. The 6" diameter flower heads are slightly smaller than Globemaster, but they bloom earlier, stand about a foot taller, and their foliage is longer lasting. A perfect way to bridge the gap between late spring bulbs and early summer perennials.