purple sensation allium

Allium aflatunense ‘Purple Sensation’ (purple sensation allium) has star-shaped, dark purple flowers in a globe formation that gets sometimes larger than a softball. 

Botanical Name Allium aflatunense ‘Purple Sensation’
Common Name purple sensation allium
Family Amaryllidaceae
USDA Zone 4 thru 9
Light Requirement Full sun to Part Shade
Season(s) of interest all seasons
Height and Spread 2-2.5ft x 0.5-0.75ft (60-75cm x 15-23cm)
Flower Color Purple
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Pollinators, Rarely Browsed by Mammalian Herbivores
Additional Information Not Native to the US Midwest. Horticultural origin.
Location in Lurie Garden North Dark Plate, Southwest Dark Plate, Southeast Dark Plate


Average Flowering Time