Mountain Bells, how much shade/sun?

bellowbelle(z5 MA USA)October 3, 2005

I have a Mountain Bells mixture that I ordered from Brecks. NOWHERE can I find any info, online or otherwise, about what kind of light to plant these in!!!

I'd guess, but, I've been wrong before.

What do they like?

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shrubs_n_bulbs(z8/9 UK)

Mountain Bells? Could be any one of half a dozen plants. I'm going to guess these are the little Allium bulbs.

Allium want full sun or a little shade. Too much shade and they won't flower well and will tend to be more floppy then normal.

    Bookmark   October 3, 2005 at 3:15PM
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bellowbelle(z5 MA USA)

Thanks.

And, my fault for not seeing that it says 'Full Sun to Partial Shade' at the Breck's site for the Mountain Bells! (Link below.)

Here is a link that might be useful: Breck's Mountain Bells Mixture

    Bookmark   October 3, 2005 at 4:21PM
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youreit

Also, they don't tell you this on the website, but when I received my bulbs, the label states they're a mixture of Allium moly, A. oreophilum, and A. neapolitanum. :)

Brenda

    Bookmark   October 14, 2005 at 10:46AM
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