Allium cernuum

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Nodding Onion

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Small, nodding pink umbells hang above grass-like foliage.
This easy to grow native likes dry, rocky soils. All parts of this plant have an oniony smell.

Height

12-18 Inches

Spread

4-6 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Interesting Notes

Cernuum means 'nodding' in Latin.

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Good for rock gardens, borders and naturalized areas. Drought tolerant and long lived.

When to Divide

spring or fall

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Dried Flowers
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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