Allium ‘Purple Sensation’
£2.80 – £6.50
Rich purple, dense globes
Purple Sensation is a strong purple allium flowering in late spring to early summer. A very popular variety with globes of densely packed flowers.
Month: May / June
Light: full sun
Soil: well drained sand, clay, loam, chalk
Bulb size 12/14cm
The short, strappy basal leaves often die down by flowering time. Then the purple flowers appear in densely-packed umbels.
Can be referred to as Allium hollandicum (Dutch garlic) and sometimes Allium aflatunense.
Care: plant 15cm deep in autumn, adding grit to heavy or wet soil. A sunny spot on well-drained soil is best.