Nodding Onion

Allium cernuum

Light Conditions: Sun to Light Shade
Soil Conditions: Dry to Well Drained
Exposure Conditions: Exposed to Sheltered
Size: 6-16" Tall
Bloom Period: June to Early August
Bloom Colour: White or Pink
Growth Habit: Moderate grower from a bulb.
Spreads By: Seed

Good For Small Spaces
Good For Large Spaces
Long Bloom Time


Attractive Seed Heads
Fall Color
Deer Resistant
Edible/Medicinal Properties

Seed Price: $4.00
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Allium cernuum (Nodding Onion) Allium cernuum (Nodding Onion) Allium cernuum (Nodding Onion)

Seeds Per Package: 20

Description: Elegant and delicate, these tiny white or sometimes pale pink flowers are truly beautiful. Blooming in early summer, the flowers poke above the grasses and beg you to take a closer look. Plant these in dry sunny gardens close to the path where they can be enjoyed. A great choice for a rock garden or naturalized meadow planting.

Found in Nature: Meadows, ditches, sunny slopes and open woodlands.

Distribution: Common - Prairies, Parkland, Foothill, Montane

Notes: Available as larger potted stock - pick up only.

Important Information: The "Bloom Period" is an indicator of the time period within which the wildflowers will bloom and does not describe the time period that a single plant will bloom. The "Sizes" listed are intended to be a general guideline to consult during plant selection. Plant growth and bloom times will vary depending on geographical location & individual site conditions. Please contact us with any questions you may have.