Allium Purple Rain


Purple Rain is a princely allium and is reliable and fast increasing variety.

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Allium Purple Rain was one of the best alliums in the recent RHS Trials at Wisley. They prefer to be grown in the sunnier more sheltered parts of the garden that is also free draining.  Allium Purple Rain benefits well from using bulb starter when first planting.

Cultivation Instructions

Alliums perform very well with early flowering perennials. They are also popular with bees and butterflies and are great for a country look garden. Allium Purple Rain naturalises very well in most well drained soils.

Plant in areas that are not exposed to the worst of the elements. Regularly feed during the growing season with foods such as well rotted manures, Tomato feed and bone meal.

Care tips:

Ensure that alliums are well fed during the growing season.  To ensure they perform year after year, mulch borders with well rotted manure or compost over the winter.

Growing information

Flowering Height: 4 feet (120cm)

Flowering period: June

Soil type: All soils that are free draining. Particularly likes humus rich soils.

Aspect: Sheltered site in semi shade to full sun, a strong grower.

Planting Depth: 15cms

Spacing: 20cms apart.

Our tip: Can be used for Cut Flower and dry flower arrangements.

Full growing instructions provided

Bulbs will be dispatched from September on-wards.

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