ALLIUM PURPLE SENSATION
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Already Potted In 1 Litre Round Pots With Growth, Root And Shoot Development. The Main Picture Is A Stock Photo Only And Shows How The Plant Will Look When The Plant Is Fully Mature. Amount Of Bulbs Per Pot Varies Depending On The Type/Size Of Bulb, But Rest Assured The Pots Are Full. Each Pot Makes A Lovely Display And Can Be Either Left In Pots Or Taken Out And Used To Add Colour To Larger Containers, Or Borders.
These hardy bulbs are becoming more and more popular in architectural and formal planting plus the long lasting flowers are ideal for cutting.
“allium purple sensation” is closely allied to central asian species such as allium stipitatum, this ornamental onion of garden origin bears softball-sized globes of violet-purple flowers on tall stems in late spring. The strappy basal leaves wither at flowering time. The bulbs and crushed leaves give off the familiar “onion smell”
“allium purple sensation” has received the royal horticultural society’s award of garden merit (agm) which is for plants of outstanding excellence.
This perennial thrives in fertile, weed drained soil in full sun. Plant it in the autumn and keep it well watered thought the growing season. Lift and divide the bulbs only if they become crowded. Grow “purple sensation” as an exclamation point in the garden. Be sure to plant extra since the onion works well as either a fresh or dried cut flower.
Large bulbs plant 20 cm deep 20 cm apart 25 per sq metre. Small bulbs plant 10 cm deep 10 cm apart 100 per sq metre.