Allium scorodoprasum 'Purple Caila'
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|Direct Sow/ Plant Out|
- Border (Middle)
- Broad Tolerance
- 90cm (36in)
- Common name
- Ornamental Onion
- Full Sun
- Plant 15cm (6in) deep, 30cm (12in) apart or more. These are perennial and long-lasting so plant them somewhere permanent.
With large spheres of starry violet flowers on tall stems, ‘Purple Caila’ is perfect for sparkler explosions of colour in May. A rich source of nectar for pollinators and excellent as a cut flower too. You can dry the seedheads from July, hanging upside down, out of direct sunlight. Sprayed gold or silver in winter, they make fantastic Christmas decorations for natural sparkle.
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Removing the foliage once it becomes tatty doesn't appear to affect the bulbs.