Allium cernuum

Nodding Onion

Garden(s):

LoH2O, Crevice

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.

“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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