Allium Purple Rain
£4.50 – £10.00
Allium Purple Rain. This is becoming increasingly popular, due to its height and late flowering period. The deep purple flowers slightly bigger than a tennis ball and grows to a height of 90 cm. Strikingly beautiful when grown in drifts in the border. The Bees love them too.
Bulb Size 12/14 Top Size giving you the best results.
Plant: late September to late November. 10cm deep. Spacing 25cm. Flowers mid June. Flower height 90 cm.
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: When bulbs are overcrowded, lift once the flower stem has dried out and comes away from the bulbs easily. Separate the bulbs and store in a cool dark place, replant in the autumn.