Allium cernuum

Nodding Onion

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  • North U.S. native wildflower
  • Low grassy clump, bearing upright stems with tiny bell-shaped clusters of soft pink to lilac flowers in late spring.
  • Foliage dies back in late summer

Height: 12-18 in
Spread: 3-6 in

Zone: 4-8
Color: Pink, Purple

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies


  • Rock Garden
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Disease Resistant
  • Low Maintenance
  • Native
  • can be planted under Black Walnut Trees
  • Cut Flower/Foliage
  • No Deadheading

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Sun/ pt.shade

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer
  • Spring

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Dry Soil

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