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Native Plant of the Week: Nodding Onion


Name: Allium cernuum

Pictures: early foliage, 'nodding' bud, early 'nodding; buds and form, white flower with bumble bee, pale lavender flower (KMS Native Plants)

Bloom Time: July

Flower: white, blush, or pale lavender

Soil Condition: Well Drained

Light: Sun, Partial Shade

Height: 12-18" tall by 12" wide

Native Range: North America


self sowspersistent foliage


Benefits: special value to bumble bees, pollinators, clay soil tolerant

Companion Plants:



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