Allium hollandicum ‘Purple Sensation’
Allium aflatunense ‘Purple Sensation’, Dutch garlic ‘Purple Sensation’, ‘Purple Sensation’, Allium ‘Purple Sensation’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Purple Sensation’ _ ‘Purple Sensation’ is a clump-forming, deciduous, bulbous perennial with strap-shaped, mid- to grey-green leaves and, in summer, erect stems bearing spherical umbels of reddish-purple flowers blooming after the leaves died down.
Foliage has a nice fragrence
Clump-forming, Erect flower stem
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Reddish-purple in Summer
Green in Spring
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Pest free, may suffer from slugs on new growth.
Onion rot , Downy mildew
No pruning required. Leaves can be removed after they have completely died back.
Allium hollandicum ‘Purple Sensation’ (Dutch garlic ‘Purple Sensation’) will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.
Architectural, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Gravel
Grow in fertile, well-drained soil in sun. Add grit to clay soil to improve drainage.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
North, South, East, West