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ALLIUM cernuum

Nodding Onion

This is native, also known as nodding onion, that has a ball of star-like flowers that bend downward at the end of its upright stems. Its color ranges from pink to blue lilac to white. Its midsummer blooms are visited by small, short-tongued bees.

Prefers full sun and well-drained, moist to dry soil.

 

Height:

12-18 in

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Spread:

8 in

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Hardiness Zone:

4-8

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Bloom Color:

Lavender, Pink, White

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Pollinators
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Flowering Months
July
August
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Drought Tolerant
East-Coast Native
Ground Cover
Long Blooming
Naturalizing
Rock Garden