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Allium atropurpureum

Allium atropurpureum

Atropurpureum produces spherical clusters of deep purple-red florets surrounding purplish black centres on tal... read more

This new variety is absolutely stunning; flowering late spring to early summer, Atropurpureum produces spherical clusters of deep purple-red florets surrounding purplish black centres on tall sturdy stems.

Their highly decorative seed heads will add interest all through winter. They make perfect cut flowers for fresh and dried flower arrangements. 

Plant them in groups for the best effect.

Fragrant Spreads over the years


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Allium atropurpureum - 10 flower bulbs

Allium atropurpureum - 10 flower bulbs A07589 - Allium Atropurpureum x 10

  • 10 flower bulbs
  • Bulb size 8/9
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Allium atropurpureum

This new variety is absolutely stunning; flowering late spring to early summer, Atropurpureum produces spherical clusters of deep purple-red florets surrounding purplish black centres on tall sturdy stems.

Their highly decorative seed heads will add interest all through winter. They make perfect cut flowers for fresh and dried flower arrangements. 

Plant them in groups for the best effect.

Details Allium atropurpureum

  • Not eaten by animals
  • Fragrant
  • Spreads over the years
  • Blooms: June - July
  • Flower colour: purple
  • Full grown height: 40 - 60 cm
  • Full grown width: 10 - 25 cm
  • Plant location: sunny
  • Plant depth: 10 cm
  • Plant spacing: 15 cm
  • Hardiness: -15 Celsius
  • Preferred soil: Well drained

How to take care of Allium Atropurpureum

As a general rule –Plant Allium Atropurpureum in good light well-drained soil at a depth of 3 times the height of the bulb. Large flowering Alliums prefer full sun, but all other Alliums will tolerate partial shade.

Allium Atropurpureum dislike been disturbed, so leave Allium Atropurpureum for few years untouched. Divide clumps in autumn every 3-4 years of so. You can improve heavy soil by mixing in some builders sand.

Place Allium Atropurpureum bulbs with the 'nose' upward into the soil. Always water well after planting to stimulate growth. For best results, as the buds materialize, add a high potash liquid feed in early spring to fertilize.

Allow foliage to die back naturally as this will send nutrients to Allium Atropurpureum bulbs for next year’s bloom. Please note to survive harsh winters apply a mulch (straw or newspaper) over them to avoid any frost damage.

Remove when all danger of frost has passed.

Customer reviews

Margaret R., Glasgow

Plants were in very good condition and they arrived well packaged. I was pleased with both the prices and the delivery time.

      Excellent
11-07-2019

Reginald E., Leeds

Quick delivery,well packaged , healthy plants.Will use again.

     Excellent
09-07-2019

Susie C., Devon

The plants were delivered in a secure box and they were healthy and the soil hadn’t dried out. I was pleased with the quality of the plants I received.

      Excellent
08-07-2019

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