Silver surfer said:
its a Gladiolus sp.
Looks like the byzantine form - https://www.rhsplants.co.uk/plants/_/gladiolus-communis-subsp-byzantinus/classid.2000002115/ which flowers earlier than the big blousey Dame Edna types and yes, the spherical one is an allium.
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