Create a sensation in your landscape this season with this intriguing mixture! Impressive spherical blooms, up to 5" across, crown the tall sturdy stems in early summer. Flower heads of light and deep purple, along with creamy white, last for weeks in the garden. They are spectacular in bouquets and dried arrangements! Beautiful in combination with Daylilies and Irises! Grows 24-36" tall. 12+ cm bulbs. Zones 3-9. Allium aflatunense, A. afl. 'Purple Sensation', A. nigrum
Botanical Name: Allium Giant Blend (aflatunense, Purple Sentation, nigrum)
Common Name: Allium
Root System: Blbous
Sun Exposure: Partial Shade/Full Sun
Height/Habit: 2' - 3'
Spread: 1' - 2'
Spacing: 6 - 12"
Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8 (-20 degrees F)
Flowering Date: Late Spring
Duration: Several weeks
Cut Flowers: Yes
Dried Flowers: Yes
Shipping Season: Fall
Unique Characterstics: The taller Alliums, it is an attention getting accent in the garden. Unusual and attractive in floral arrangements and can be used as dried flowers as well.
Flower Color: mixed
Flower Form: Dense, spherical umbel 4" wide.
Foliage Type: Basal leaves are strap-shaped, up to 4" broad and die away soon after blooming.
Fragrance: Onion scent
Pruning: Let the foliage mature and die down naturally allowing the bulb to store energy for next year's blooms.
Soil Requirement: Will grow in just about any well drained soil. Loosen soil about 10" and water well after planting.
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