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Allium cernuum

Nodding Onion

Garden(s):

LoH2O, CNP

Type:

Native Perennial

Height:

30-60 cm (1-2 ft)

Spread:

30 cm (12 in)

Light:

Full sun, Part shade

Water:

Low, Moderate

Zone:

3

Bloom Time:

July, August, September

Bloom Colour:

White, Pink

Foliage Colour:

Green, Gray

Soil:

Sandy, Well-Drained

Notes:

Dainty lightly-scented nodding flowers at the ends of the stems. Highly attractive to butterflies, hummingbirds and other pollinators. Spread by seed and bulb offshoots. Mass planting.