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Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation'

These are onions with large heads of flowers, usually spherical, with the pointed petals giving the famed ‘exploding firework’ effect. In many of them the flower heads dry in the autumn, and can be used as spectacular Christmas decorations. Flowers are usually pink, purple or white, and leaves may be present at flowering time, or come earlier, withering as the flowers open. In the latter case, cut them back as the flowers start to open.These are onions with large heads of flowers, usually spherical, with the pointed petals giving the famed ‘exploding firework’ effect. In many of them the flower heads dry in the autumn, and can be used as spectacular Christmas decorations. Flowers are usually pink, purple or white, and leaves may be present at flowering time, or come earlier, withering as the flowers open. In the latter case, cut them back as the flowers start to open.

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' is given away by its name. It is purple, and sensational. The large sphere packed with purple flowers is held on a tall stem, so it is best growing through lower plants, particularly if they have grey or silver leaves.

PLANT SPECIFICS
Quantity 1 bulb
Width 30cm
Height 60cm
Family Amaryllidaceae
Flowering Summer
Habitat detail open, sunny
Garden habitat Open sunny
Soil any good garden soil
Plant category Bulb
Height range 20 - 60 cm

Code

AMP-1B
1 bulb £5.00
Allium 'Purple Sensation'
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