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    Purple Sensation

    $10.35 $17.25
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    🚚 Shipping Starts: Last week of September '24
    πŸ“¦ Quantity per Package: 10 Bulbs

    β˜€οΈ Light Required: Full Sun / Partial Shade
    🌷 Height: 30"
    🌸 Blooming Period: Late Spring
    🌱 Bulb Size: 12/+
    ↔ Planting Distance: 4-5"
    ↕ Planting Depth: 6"
    πŸ“ Hardiness Zone: Zone 3-10
    🦌 Deer Resistant: Yes
    πŸ’ Minimum Bulbs for Effect: 1-3
    Purple Sensation

    About Purple Sensation

    Experience the captivating beauty of the Allium Purple Sensation! These enchanting flowers will transform your garden into a mesmerizing oasis with their vibrant purple hues and stunning spherical blooms.

    • Striking purple flowers that add a pop of color to any garden
    • Impressive spherical blooms that stand tall and create a captivating display
    • Hardy perennial plant that returns year after year, providing long-lasting beauty
    • Attracts pollinators like bees and butterflies, enhancing the biodiversity of your garden
    • Easy to grow and maintain, perfect for both beginner and experienced gardeners

    How to plant and take care of Purple Sensation

    • Plant in a sunny location with well-drained soil for optimal growth
    • Dig a hole that is approximately three times the depth of the bulb
    • Place the bulb in the hole with the pointed end facing upwards
    • Space the bulbs around 6-8 inches apart to allow them room to grow
    • Water thoroughly after planting and keep the soil consistently moist
    • Apply a layer of mulch to help retain moisture and suppress weed growth
    • Fertilize with a balanced flower fertilizer during the growing season
    • Deadhead spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming
    • In colder climates, protect the bulbs with a layer of mulch during winter

    Frequently Asked Questions

    The best place to plant Allium Purple Sensation is in a sunny location with well-draining soil. These striking flowers thrive in full sun, so choose a spot that receives at least six hours of direct sunlight per day. The soil should be rich in organic matter and should drain well to prevent waterlogging. Purple Sensation are tall blooms, so preferably a spot in the garden that is wind free is perfect.

    If you forget to plant your Allium Purple Sensation bulbs at the ideal time, don't worry! You can still plant them as soon as possible. Allium bulbs are forgiving and can tolerate a bit of neglect. Ideally, they should be planted in the fall, but if you missed the window, you can plant them in early spring as well. Just make sure the soil is workable and not frozen or waterlogged. Remember, the later you plant your Spring flowering bulbs, the shorter the chilling period is. Therefore, the bulbs won’t grow optimally and will stay shorter than if planted in Fall.

    Allium Purple Sensation does not require daily watering. Overwatering can actually be detrimental to the health of these plants. It is important to provide them with moist, well-drained soil, but they prefer to dry out between waterings. After planting, water the bulbs thoroughly to settle the soil, and then water them again when the top inch of the soil feels dry. In general, aim for about an inch of water per week, either from rainfall or manual watering. However, adjust the watering frequency based on your specific climate and weather conditions. Remember, it's better to underwater than to overwater, as excessive moisture can lead to bulb rot and other problems

    Allium Purple Sensation is versatile and can thrive both in pots and in the ground. When planting them in the ground, ensure that the soil is well-drained and rich in organic matter. Pots or containers should have drainage holes to prevent waterlogging. The advantage of planting in the ground is that the bulbs have more room to spread and naturalize over time. However, growing them in pots can be beneficial if you have limited space or want to easily move them around to create visual interest. Just make sure the pots are large enough to accommodate the bulbs and provide sufficient root space. Whichever option you choose, providing the right growing conditions and proper care is key to the success of your Allium Purple Sensation.

    Allium Purple Sensation typically does not require staking. These tall and sturdy plants have strong stems that can support their large flower heads. However, if you live in an area with strong winds or if you have a particularly exposed garden, staking may be necessary to prevent the flowers from toppling over. Use bamboo stakes or other supports, and place them around the plants early in the growing season, before the flowers become too heavy. Gently tie the stems to the stakes using soft twine or plant ties, ensuring that you don't damage the foliage or flower heads. Staking can help maintain the upright appearance of Allium Purple Sensation and ensure that the blooms are displayed at their best.

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