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Allium x cristophii 'Purple Rain'

A beautiful allium, like Allium cristophii in shape with airy sparkler flowers, but in a richer, deeper colour - this is truly fabulous.
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15 bulbs

30 bulbs

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Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Back)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
May - June
Height
90cm (36in)
Group/Species
x cristophii
Common name
Ornamental Onion
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
Plant 15cm (6in) deep, 20cm (8in) apart.
Cultivation
Plant 15cm (6in) deep, 20cm (8in) apart. These are perennial and long-lasting so plant them somewhere permanent.

Description

A beautiful allium, like A. cristophii in shape with airy sparkler flowers, but in a richer, deeper colour – this is truly fabulous.

Care Tips

Removing the foliage once it becomes tatty doesn't appear to affect the bulbs.