Perennial

Allium cernuum

Wild Nodding Onion

  • Easy to Grow
  • Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
  • Excellent nectar source for native bees
  • Deer tend to leave this plant alone
  • Drought Tolerant

Easy to identify by its distinctive, nodding, pastel lilac-pink flowers in late spring, Nodding Onion thrives in challenging sites such as hot sun and gravely soil. It is strikingly beautiful and is well-suited a formal or wild garden, as well as a natural meadow. Easy, dependable and very drought tolerant once established.

Container
Container
Summer Bloomer
Summer Bloomer
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Native
Native
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Rock Garden
Rock Garden
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Fragrant
Fragrant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Moist, Well-Drained
Moist, Well-Drained
Average Water
Average Water
Dry Soil
Dry Soil

Characteristics and Attributes