Allium 'Metallic Shine' makes spectacular, metallic purple blooms 10-12 inches wide composed of hundreds of loose, star shaped flowers. It makes a stunning architectural focal point in the early summer garden. 'Metallic Shine' is a Dutch hybrid of garden favourite Allium cristophii, an ornamental onion from Turkey and Afghanistan, performing exceptionally as a cut or dried flower.
Miscellaneous - Garden Origin
Gritty, well drained soil. With rare exception, Alliums are native to the Northern hemisphere, particularly in Asia and the eastern Mediterranean. Most enjoy sun and dry, well drained mineral soils.