Allium Christophii ‘Star of Persia’ Magnificent, 25cm, spherical heads composed of glossy amethystine violet stars which can be dried to give pleasure all year. Undoubtedly one of the most spectacular of all the alliums.
Sow Allium Christophii ‘Star of Persia’ seeds in autumn covering them with compost or grit 5mm dee., Keeping the seed tray in a cool, well-lit spot outdoors. No artificial heat needed as many species will only germinate in the spring after chilling or freezing in the moist seed tray during winter. Grow on individual seedlings in small pots until of sufficient size to be potted on or planted out into the open ground.