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Allium cernuum  (Nodding Onion) Allium cernuum, Nodding Onion, produces nodding clusters of downward facing pink umbels and sword-like foliage, a striking addition to a naturalizing garden.

Northeast Pollinator Plants

Allium cernuum (Nodding Onion)

$ 4.99
  • We ship only to the New England and New York states. If you live near Fairfax, VT, consider buying at our farm, River Berry Farm.

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Common Name:  Nodding Onion

Attracts:  Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbird

Use:  Naturalizing

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

Height:  1'-1.5'

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).


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