Common Name: Ornamental onion
Cultivar: 'Purple Sensation'
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun
Soil type: Well-drained/light
Time to divide plants: September to November
Flowering period: June to July
The tall flowers of 'Purple Sensation' appear in summer, showing off rounded heads full of deep violet flowers. These alliums are perfect for a sunny border. It is best to remove the immature seed-heads as the seedlings tend to have paler flowers. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM) in recognition of its outstanding excellence.
Looks good with:Aconitum 'Stainless Steel'
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