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Allium sativum 'Russian Purple'


Allium sativum 'Russian Purple' is fiery and spicy eaten fresh and rich, complex and garlicky when roasted.

Allium sativum 'Russian Purple' is a purple stripe hardneck type garlic that is fiery and spicy eaten fresh and rich, complex and garlicky when roasted. It is more tolerant of wet winter soils than other varieties. Plant in fall and harvest in mid to late summer.

Common Name: Garlic - [Spring B&B Pre-Order]

Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)

Zone Hardiness: 2-9

Light: Part Sun, Full Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: under 4"

Primary Bloom Colour: Pink

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Bees, Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Long-cultivated and no longer known in the wild.

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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