Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation'

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation'

2 litre pot £8.99
available to order from autumn
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<ul><li><b>Position:</b> full sun<li><b>Soil:</b> fertile, well-drained soil<li><b>Rate of growth: </b>average<li><b>Flowering period: </b>June<li><b>Hardiness: </b>fully hardy<br><br>Dense, rich-purple globes held high on erect stems above strap-like, mid-green leaves appear in early summer. They look spectacular grouped in a pot, or in a sunny border, dotted in groups among ornamental grasses, or as part of a Mediterranean scheme. Alliums look best planted between medium-sized herbaceous plants, which help to mask the strap-like leaves, which fade by the time the flowers appear.<br><br><li><B>Garden care:</B> Avoid excessive moisture from late summer when dormant.</li></ul>

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Dense, rich-purple globes held high on erect stems above strap-like, mid-green leaves appear in early summer. They look spectacular grouped in a pot, or in a sunny border, dotted in groups among ornamental grasses, or as part of a Mediterranean scheme. Alliums look best planted between medium-sized herbaceous plants, which help to mask the strap-like leaves, which fade by the time the flowers appear.

  • Garden care: Avoid excessive moisture from late summer when dormant.

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