Allium Aschersonianum. This allium was introduced as a new product in the summer of 2009. It has lovely dark violet pink flowers the size of a tennis ball and grows to a height of 60-70cm. Other alliums that would look good with this one are: Allium forelock, Purple sensation and Multibulbosum. All Alliums are very easy to grow, all you need is well-drained soil and a bit of sun. Magic.
Bulb Size 12/14
1 bulb, 3 bulbs
Plant: late September to late November. 10cm deep. Spacing 25cm. Flowers May-June.
Hardy. Perennial. Needs well-drained, fertile soil. Full sun or half shade. Feed with a slow release fertilizer. Ideal for borders, if growing in containers, make sure the bulbs have plenty of root space and feed with a slow release liquid feed, Growmore is ideal.
Propagate by lifting the bulbs in late July, divide the bulbs, store in a cool dark place and replant in the autumn.