Allium Atropurpureum

Allium Atropurpureum

Atop long, incredibly strong stems, dark burgundy-purple florets make a dramatic statement.

This heirloom variety's colour is especially dazzling in contrast to pale pink peonies or lighter-hued alliums. Putting on its best show in the sizzling heat of summer, it thrives in especially hot climates in well-drained soil. Grab a few of these long-lasting blooms to spice up a cut-flower display, or make an exceptional dried-flower arrangement. Wonderful perennializer. Alliums are not available in ID and WA.
  • Light

    Full Sun
  • Size

    10+ cm bulb
  • Zone

    3-8
  • Bloom Time

    Late spring to early Summer
  • Height

    34 - 36 inches
  • Soil Requirement

    Well drained
  • Deer Resistant

  • Attract Bees

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  • Botanical NameAllium atropurpureum
  • FormBulb
  • Hardiness Zone3-8
  • Flowering TimeLate spring to early Summer
  • Light RequirementsFull Sun
  • Flower ColorDeep reddish-purple
  • Flower Form3" umbels.
  • Foliage TypeGray-green, linear or broadly ovate.
  • Growth RateMedium
  • Height/Habit34 - 36 inches
  • Spread5 - 6 inches
  • Spacing5 - 6 inches
  • Planting Instructions6" deep and 5-6" apart.
  • Soil RequirementsWell drained
  • Will TolerateAcidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • PruningNone, let foliage die back naturally to store up energy to produce next year's blooms.

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