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Allium giganteum 'Purple Sensation'

Ornamental Onion

Plant Type: Perennial

4-5 inch ball of vivid violet-purple flowers on 24-30 inch stalks. Easily grown in average, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Plants typically produce showy flower umbels on naked scapes rising above a clump of linear grass-like leaves. Best in full sun, but appreciates some light afternoon shade in hot summer climates. Tolerates a wide range of soils. Performs well in sandy soils. Add sand to clay soils as needed to improve drainage.


Height

24-30"

Spread

6-8"

Growth Habit

THRILLER (upright)

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 4 (-30/-20F)