Allium- Purple Rain (Bulb)

Allium christophii

  • Perennial to 80cm
  • Large spherical flowers
  • Use fresh or dry as a cut flower
  • NOT TO TAS, WA

Allium is a seasonal product, available in late summer and autumn.
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Allium- Purple Rain (Bulb)

Allium christophii

NOT TO TAS, WA

  • Perennial to 80cm
  • Large spherical flowers
  • Use fresh or dry as a cut flower

Herbaceous perennial to 80cm. Slender, strap-like foliage appears in the spring, with flower spikes emerging as the foliage dies down in late spring and summer. Produces large spherical flower heads, about 10-15cm in diameter, with purple star-shaped flowers held on strong stems. An excellent choice for adding height to garden borders and beds. The flowers can be used as cut flowers, fresh or dried as they turn a beautiful straw color. Known for its ability to naturalize and multiply. Attracts bees and butterflies, making it a great choice for pollinator gardens.

Awarded the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit. Alliums grown for their flowers are also called 'Flowering Onion'.

Product code: Z-ALL-01

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Quick Planting Guide
Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 7cm
Season Autumn
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost Hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing 20cm
Plant Height 80cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 180-200 days

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