Allium cernuum (Nodding Wild Onion)
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Allium cernuum

Nodding Wild Onion

Grass-like foliage with elegant nodding flower heads. Early summer pinkish-purple flowers attract bees and parasitic wasps. Can be used in cultivated beds in masses.

Height: 12-18 in
Width: 8-12 in
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Time: June,July,August,September
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 9
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Characteristics & Attributes for Allium cernuum

Attributes

Salt Tolerant
Green Roof Semi Intensive

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun to Part Shade

Native Plant Community

Dry Prairie
Mesic Prairie

Bloom Time

June
July
August
September

Flower Color

Pink

Flower Hue

Light

Flower Height

18" to 24"

Flower Type

Umbel

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Medium

Divide

Every Five Years or Longer

Prune Time

Jan/Feb/March

Flower Form

Single

Flower Size

1/4" or Less

Growth Rate

Fast