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Nectaroscordum - Allium siculum

Product Description

Sicilian Honey Garlic

Until recently known as Nectaroscordum siculum, Allium siculum is a hardy, robust, clump-forming, bulbous perennial with an upright, tufted habit, which lends an exotic look to the border; they can be planted near the front of the border, as the stems are ‘see-through’.  Particularly good in a gravel garden. The fairly narrow, keeled, strap-shaped leaves are grey-green. In May and June an umbrella of antique-coloured, drooping flowers in rose, cream and muted green appear on sturdy stems, and are a magnet for bees and other pollinators. As the pointed seed-heads form, they twist upwards, and are good in flower arrangements. Good with late tulips, lavender and irises in muted colours. Plant between September and November, planting the bulbs 15cm deep and apart, slightly pointed end up and basal plate below. This plant self-sows quite liberally.

Site: Tolerates exposure
Soil: Any reasonably fertile, light, well-drained soil, preferably sandy
Position: Full sun; tolerates partial shade
Season of interest: Late spring to early summer; autumn seed heads
Hardiness: Fully hardy
Height: 4’ (1.2m) Spread:  4” (10cm) in 1-2 years

€9.95
Maximum quantity available reached.

Plants delivered to your door

We ship to Ireland and Northern Ireland only. Packing and delivery for most orders will be €15 per order. However, larger plants and quantities will incur higher delivery charges (as much as €65 for pallet delivery). Delivery charges are calculated and added to your order at the checkout stage.

All plants that incur higher delivery charges are marked as 'Pallet delivery or collection required' or 'Oversize delivery/collection required'. To avoid higher delivery charges simply collect your order yourself from our nursery for free (use code 'collect' at checkout) or select smaller plants while shopping on our store.

The best part about plants is that they grow! We find it far more exciting to order smaller plants, pay less for shipping (and help the planet at the same time), and then watch them grow big in their permanent home.

Delivery

Shipping times are currently a maximum of 7-10 days from when we receive your order. We are currently using An Post, DPD and Prompto Courier companies.

Once your order has shipped it may arrive the next day or it can take 2 or 3 days for the parcels to arrive, we take special care to pack our plants in such a way that they will still arrive in perfect condition after several days in transit.
Delivery charges are calculated & added to your order at the checkout stage.

Collection

Orders can be placed online to be collected at the nursery. Please use the discount code COLLECT at the checkout to remove the cost of shipping. It currently takes approximately 2 days to process orders for collection. We will contact you when your order is ready and will be in touch with any issues with availability. Orders must be collected within 2 weeks of placing the order unless otherwise agreed.

Our address for collection is:
Future Forests
Kealkill
Bantry, P75 H958
County Cork

Potted plants

9cm pots

A 9cm pot is about the size of a takeaway coffee mug, it is an ideal size for planting Herbs, Alpines & Heathers. We supply some young Trees, Conifers & Shrubs in 9cm pots for cost effective planting, they will just require a little extra care in the first year or two, mainly making sure they don’t get swamped by weeds.

1.3L pots

A good size for Hedging as the plants are not too small but are still good value, we supply some unusual shrubs in this size too.

2L pots

Some young ornamental trees and most common shrubs are available in this cost effective size.

3L pots

A lot of our more unusual Shrubs and some trees are available in this size.

4L, 5L and 7.5L pots

Many trees and more unusual Shrubs are available in these larger sizes, good for a more instant effect.

10L Pots

This size is mainly for ornamental Trees.

Bareroot plants

1-2ft Bareroot

Plants will be easier to plant than larger plants but they will need to be kept totally clear of weeds for them to do well and they will take several years to offer much impact.

2-3ft Bareroot

Plants are a good economical choice, they are nearly big enough to not get swamped by weeds.

3-4ft Bareroot

This size is a good option for tree whips and Hedging as they will be well above any competition from weeds yet the roots won’t be too large for planting and they are not too tall to be knocked around by the elements too much.

4-5ft Bareroot

This size is the best choice for hedging when an instant effect is desired or to get tree whips off to a head start, they will need a larger hole for planting and they will need to be checked that they are not getting loose in the ground from time to time after planting. This size is more likely to get battered by the weather, so in very exposed areas it may be best to plant in March after the worst of the winter has passed. This tree grade may require staking.

 

For more information about choosing bareroot or potted plants see our guide to bareroot vs. potted.

Our promise to you

Range

We source our plants from the very best growers in Ireland and beyond. Each plant is chosen for its useful, fruitful, and beautiful attributes and its value to the Irish garden and landscape. We stock an outstanding range from native to unusual to rare.

Environment

We manage our nursery on organic principles. All of our potting, planting, lifting, and weeding is done by hand and we use peat-free, organic compost. We strive to have the least impact on the planet as possible and are always looking for ways we can improve.

Quality

Plant quality is especially important to us. When we gather your order we pick the best possible size and shape for the grade, and we always check for healthy roots, grafts, leaves, and other indicators of overall plant health.

We also regularly inspect our nursery for any signs of pests or disease, track every single batch of plants from source to soil, and destroy any plants that appear to be infected with anything that could cause harm to the environment.

Service

We have a skilled team who go to great lengths to make our plants arrive to you in the best possible condition. Our priority is to supply an inspiring range of top quality plants with excellent customer service whether you are using our website or visiting us in person.