Allium 'Purple Rain' Allium 'Purple Rain'
'Purple Rain' is a bulbous herbaceous perennial, 90cm high, with green leaves which die back before airy, sparkler-like rich pink-purple flowerheads, 15cm across, open in early summer
About this plant
allium 'Purple Rain'
No pruning required
SoilChalk, Loam, Sand
- Suitable locations
Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance Drought Resistant Cut Flowers Patio & Container Plants Wildlife Gardens City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden
Propagate by division: once flowering is over and leaves have died down, lift the bulbs, detach any offsets, and plant them in their final positions or grow on first in gritty compost
May be affected by onion fly, allium leaf mining fly, slugs and snails
May be affected by onion white rot and a downy mildew