Allium 'Purple Sensation' or Allium hollandicum has a depth of colour in the form of purple, star-shaped flowers in an impressive spherical umbrel atop a stem that reaches up to a metre tall. Purple sensation is a favourite among growers for its height and colour.
This beautiful perennial flowers in Summer and will fare well in a sheltered spot in full sun within any well-drained soil. Adding grit when planting Allium bulbs will assist draininge. Cylindrical, strap-shaped leaves tend to die back to make way for flowering. A stunner.
Position: Full Sun - Partial Shade
Colour: Rosy Purple
Flowering period: May to June
Hardiness: Fully hardy
Bulb Size: 14/16
Good for Pollinators: Yes