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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'

Allium 'Purple Sensation' will make an eye-catching addition to your late spring floral displays. This gorgeous Allium produces enormous, eye-catching bright purple spherical flowers that stand proudly… Read more
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Allium 'Purple Sensation' will make an eye-catching addition to your late spring floral displays. This gorgeous Allium produces enormous, eye-catching bright purple spherical flowers that stand proudly on top of tall slender. Adored by bees and butterflies, 'Purple Sensation' is recommended by the RHS as one of their 'Plants for Pollinators', therefore it's the perfect choice if you are looking to encourage more wildlife into your garden. Alliums are very easy to grow and require very little in the way of maintenance, plus, they make superb cut flowers for you to display indoors. Delivered as 3 established plants in 9cm pots, ready to plant out.
PLANT FEATURES
  • Height:100 cm
  • Spread:10 cm
  • RHS Garden Merit
  • RHS Perfect Pollinators
  • Scented / Fragrant
  • Plant In Sunshine
  • Winter Hardy
  • Cut Flower
  • Easy To Grow
CARE 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.
DELIVERY INFORMATION

Our experienced team at the nursery will always carefully package and send your plants nursery fresh in the perfect condition to thrive once you receive and plant them. Although most plants are extremely tough and will not be affected by all but the most extreme of weather conditions, we always avoid dispatching the most perishable plants if extreme frosts or heat is forecast. We also avoid dispatching orders over Bank Holiday weekends.

Please allow 7 to 10 days for your delivery to arrive. If you have ordered a 'pre-order' item, these will be sent out as soon as possible after the quoted dispatch date and we generally ship your entire order with any pre-ordered items. Once your order has been dispatched, we will send you an email with details on how you can track it.

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Size Guide
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Tray Of 120 Plugs
Small Plugs

Size:
Height 4-6cm

Ease:
Easy

Grow On?:
Yes

Tray Of 60 Plugs
Medium Plugs

Size:
Height 5-7cm

Ease:
Easy

Grow On?:
Yes

Plugs
Plugs

Size:
Height 8-12cm

Ease:
Easy

Grow On?:
Yes

Jumbo Plugs
Plugs

Size:
Height 10-20cm

Ease:
Easy

Grow On?:
Yes

Garden Ready
Garden Ready

Size:
Height 14-20cm

Ease:
Easiest

Grow On?:
Not Necessary

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