Allium cernuum

Common Name: Nodding Onion

SKU: Nodding Onion

Allium cernuum

Common Name: Nodding Onion

SKU: Nodding Onion
Showy clusters of flowers that range from purple to pink to white hang down from the tip of a single stem and nod toward the ground, giving this plant its common name, Nodding Onion.  These nodding clusters attract a wide range of pollinators, including bees ...

$6.50 Pint

78 in stock

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Plant Details

Plant Type
Forbs
Soil Type
Medium, Medium Dry, Medium Wet
Light Exposure
Full Sun, Partial Sun / Part Shade
Bloom Period
Summer
Urban Environment
Harsh Exposure Tolerant, Road-side/Salt Tolerant, Uncompacted Urban Soils
Habitat
Prairie Grasslands, Sandy Soils, Savannas
Growth Form
Colonizing/Spreading, Ground cover
Growth Rate
Moderate
Flower Color
Purple
Fall Color
Yellow
Size
Max height2 Feet Max width3 Feet
Sizing Options
1 Gallon, Flat of 18 (pints), Flat of 32 (plugs)
Additional information
Butterfly host plant, Drought Resistant, Pollinator hot spot