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Purple Sensation Allium Bulb

  • - Height: 20-30 inches
  • - Hardiness Zone: 3-8
  • - Exposure: Full Sun
  • - Bloom Time: May-June
  • - Each order contains 10 Purple Sensation Allium Bulbs
Plant Features

Purple Sensation Allium Bulbs (Allium aflatunense) bring beautiful, perfect violet-purple 'balls' make up of 100's of star-shaped blooms that sit atop long green stems. Sometimes called Persian Onion, they are fragrant, easy to grow, make excellent cut flowers and are a pollinators dream. This striking beauty tolerates heat and drought while deer and rabbits tent to avoid them. Recommended spacing for fall planted Purple Sensation Allium bulbs is 3 inches apart at a depth of 5 inches.

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 6+ hours
Soil Moisture Moist
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Sandy soil
Fertilizer When transplanted and then once every Spring
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Mature Spread 1-2 feet
Habit Upright
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Green
Attracts Bees, Butterflies
Features Cut Flower
Garden Styles Butterfly Garden, Container Garden, Cottage Garden, English Garden, Pollinator Garden
Plant Used for Aesthetic Appeal, Borders and Edging, Focal Point, Natural Pest Control, Texture
Pet Friendly No