Northeast Pollinator Plants
Allium cernuum (Nodding Onion)
We ship only to the New England and New York states. Orders are shipped mid-June through September. We ship within two weeks of order or by mid-June for orders placed before shipping starts. Shipping free for any combination of 13+ plants. Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep. Please email if you prefer to order/pay by check than on-line, see Contact Us below.
Common Name: Nodding Onion
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbird
Light: Full Sun to Part Sun
Hardiness Zone: 4 to 8 USDA Zone Map
Soils: Dry to Moist
Flower Time: June - August
Flower Color: Pink
Notes: Allium cernuum, Nodding Onion, produces nodding clusters of downward facing pink umbels and sword-like foliage, a striking addition to a naturalizing garden. Nodding onion will self-seed, so can removed seed heads if wanting to minimize the spread. Please note, Alliums are considered toxic for cattle, horse and human children.
Native to: NY state and much of the US, except New England. Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).