Allium cernuum (Nodding Onion)


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1 Gallon Pot. Native. Allium cernuum, commonly called nodding wild onion, is a Missouri native plant. Plants typically grow 12-18” (less frequently to 24”) tall. Features clumps of flat, narrow, grass-like leaves (to 12” tall) and tiny bell-shaped, pink to lilac pink (occasionally white) flowers which appear in loose, nodding clusters (umbels) atop strong, leafless scapes rising slightly above the foliage.
Common Name: nodding onion
Type: Bulb
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Native Range: Canada to Mexico
Zone: 4 to 8
Height: 1.00 to 1.50 feet
Spread: 0.25 to 0.50 feet
Bloom Time: June to August
Bloom Description: Pink
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Water: Dry to medium
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Naturalize
Flower: Showy
Leaf: Fragrant
Attracts: Butterflies
Tolerate: Deer, Drought, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil, Black Walnut