Allium atropurpureum

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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast
  • Flowering period: May to June
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 7/8

    A new addition to our range of Alliums, that immediately shot to the top of our wish-lists. In early to mid summer, each upright stem is crowned with a rounded cluster of small flowers, which seem to hover like large, brilliantly coloured jewels above the foliage. Each flower is made up of deep pink to purple petals surrounding a blueberry-purple centre, which creates a vibrant and exciting contrast of colours. Their drumstick shape is great for adding diversity to the border, while their sturdy stems makes them ideal for cutting. If left in the border after the flowers have faded though, the subsequent seed heads will add months of structural interest.

  • Garden care: Plant bulbs 15cm deep and 15cm apart to enjoy the full effect of the flowers. Avoid excessive moisture from late summer when they become dormant. Over-large clumps can be lifted and divided in autumn or spring.

  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs
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I'd buy more of this one!

5

Tall, with a lovely dark colour, this Allium grew well in our heavy clay soil. The bees loved it and it held its colour well, and was slower than our other Alliums to make seedheads, which are are most attractive. Overall, It lasted well, and looked great in both a vase and the border.

Mrs C.

Hull

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I would buy this product again

3

Beautiful rich colour. Plant in drifts. Falls over easily so support with surrounding planting.

Gill

Devon

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Beautiful, dark purple flower and very easy to grow.

5

Beautiful, dark purple flower. Easy to grow.

Lizzie P

Devon

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Have survived the beast from the east and looking healthy

5

Robust

Islay

Suffolk

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I would buy this product again

5

Planted with white Alliums for contrast.

Liz

London

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Beautiful colour

5

I love these bulbs, the colour is a great contrast to a lot of the other early bulbs. I love popping them in between other plants to give a pop if colour. Wouldn't want to be without them.

Jenko

Wiltshire

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Good Plant flowered for weeks

5

Used amongst other Alliums and Stipa grasses

ChuChu

Devon

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superb healthy head same colour as photo

5

they look just as good as the photo led us to believe

raywillcitroen

slough

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