Purple Rain - Allium
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Allium Purple Rain has delightful grapefruit sized heads of erupting purple stars. This variety has proven to be a good divider and makes exquisite cut flowers both when they are fresh and when dried. Farm favourite (late).
Aspect: Full sun to semi shade
Growing Zones: Zones 1, 2, 3, 4 (refer to Climate Map)
Product Type: Alliums
Product code: PRN
Scientific Name: Allium cristophii
Supplied as: Dry Bulbs
Water Wise: Yes
Planting Time: Mar;Apr;May
End Use: Garden;Cut Flower
Frost Hardy: Yes
Allium: (Zones 1,2,3,4) - See also General Bulb Growing Instructions
Generally alliums thrive in a sunny well-drained positions. Plant approx. 3 bulbs depth and 6 bulbs width spacing. Ensure they receive ample water whilst the foliage is developing and during flowering, after which allow to dry off. Their tall stems are particularly useful for getting height into your garden. Flowers late spring and make great cut flowers.