The Silver Spring ornamental onion belongs to those unusual varieties that are definitely worth complementing your garden collection with. The unexpected combination of colours of this variety - white and dark pink - dazzles with modest elegance. The easy to grow, undemanding and exceptionally decorative Silver Spring ornamental onion instantly becomes the centrepiece of borders, plantings alongside fences and walls and rock gardens. It harmonizes beautifully with other plants. It also tremendously complements the modern arrangements with grasses, the natural corners covered with colourful flowers and the more sophisticated compositions with lilies and roses. The erect, naked stems that support the wonderful, white stars that are adorned with a ruby red eyes constitute a tremendous sight. And the ornamental onion brings more to the table than being just an ornamental garden plant. This unique cut flower retains its ornamental value for a long time. It is also recommended for dried compositions. Do not forget that ornamental onions repel pests from other plants. The characteristic smell repels, among other pests, rats and voles that often destroy bulbs of other plants. This particular onion has a delightful flower aroma that attracts numerous insects.
Plant ornamental onion bulbs in autumn, 10 cm deep and 10 cm apart. This particular variety prefers sunny sites with a permeable, sandy-loam or sandy soil. It does not tolerate excess humidity. The plant presented here is easy to grow and does not require any special treatment. It is, therefore, recommended for the beginning gardeners.
The package contains one ornamental onion bulb sized 10/12.