Allium Purple Sensation Allium Purple Sensation Allium Purple Sensation Allium Purple Sensation Allium Purple Sensation
Allium Purple Sensation
Allium Purple Sensation
Allium Purple Sensation
Allium Purple Sensation
Allium Purple Sensation

Allium 'Purple Sensation'

Huge, magnificent globes of bright purple.
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Cut Flower
Easy To Grow
Wildlife Friendly
RHS Garden Merit
  • Enormous vibrant purple spheres of flowers standing on tall stems.
  • These wonderful alliums will look simply stunning in wherever you plant them in your garden.
  • These truly head-turning plants will last for years to come.
  • Cut and dry them for fantastic indoor displays.
  • Supplied as an established plant in a 9 cm pot, ready for planting, growing to 1 m tall.
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Product Description

Purple Sensation, with its enormous bright purple spherical flower heads standing tall on thin stems above deep-green leaves, will look simply stunning in wherever you plant it in your garden you could also cut and dry it for fantastic indoor displays.

Very easy to grow, and with very little needed in the way of care, they're the perfect plant for novice gardeners or for those short of time - perfect results can be achieved by anyone!

Fully deserving its coveted RHS Award of Garden Merit, you can be sure that this is a proven garden performer, guaranteed to be suitable for UK gardeners at every level of experience, you can therefore plant this in the garden with confidence, for stunning displays for many years to come.

Supplied as an established plant in a 9cm pot, ready for planting.

What Is Supplied

Item 560764 supplied as:

Supplied as an established plant in a 9cm pot, ready for planting.

If purchased after flowering time, this will be supplied dormant, ready for planting to flower the following season.

Plant Information

Top Tips

  • Underplant with hostas, ferns or other low-growing, hardy perennial plants which will help to disguise the leaves as they fade.

Care Guide

Planting Advice for Allium Purple Sensation:

  • Find a location where the soil drains well and where they will receive full sun.
  • Plant allium bulbs in early to mid-autumn in a sheltered site to prevent the top-heavy flower spikes from getting blown over.
  • Dig over the soil and remove any weeds before planting.
  • Water well after planting, saturating the soil around the bulbs. Once established, alliums are drought tolerant.
  • In borders, plant bulbs in early autumn at a depth of about four times the diameter of the bulbs.
  • In containers, alliums will do well in deep pots with a good general-purpose potting compost with a handful of horticultural grit added.


 

Aftercare Advice for Purple Sensation Allium:

  • After planting, feed with a general-purpose feed such as our Blooming Fast Superior Soluble Fertiliser.
  • Dried flower heads can be removed and made into indoor decorations or left on the plants to self-seed.
  • Divide alliums every three to four years or when the plants begin to look overcrowded and blooming decreases.
  • Lift the bulbs with a garden fork or spade and pull the bulbs apart.
  • Replant some in the original location and plant the remainder in a new location.

 

Pruning and trimming advice for Alliums:

  • The leaves die down at flowering time, so itís best to plant alliums where this foliage is masked by that of other plants.
  • Avoid removing them while still green, as they provide the bulbs with energy for the following season.
Planting / Flowering Calendar
Planting Time
Flowering Time
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
100cm
10cm
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Allium 'Purple Sensation'
Allium 'Purple Sensation'
9cm Pot
Item: 560764
Only £4.99