Allium cernuum Nodding Pink Onion
Allium Cernuum is herb plant grows from an uncovered long conical bulb. Each top grown bulb consists of single flowering stem. Bell shaped flowers are mostly bent down with yellow pollens and yellow anthers at top of flower. Nodding feature of plant protects the nectars from rain. This is an edible plant having taste of onion, that’s why it is called Nodding Pink Onion. All gardens look stunning where these plants are grown because of their unique showy flowers.
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Scientific Name: Allium Cernuum
Common Name: Nodding Onion
Plant Type: Bulb
Native Range: North America, Canada to Maxico
Full Growth Height: 1-5 ft
Width in Across: 0.25-0.5ft
Exposure: Full Sun to Light Shade
Blooming Season: June to August
Flower: Showy and Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Tolerate: Deer, Drought, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil, Black Walnut
Water Requirement: Dry to Medium
Soil Type: Humus-rich, neutral to alkaline soils.
Zones: 4 to 8
Gardening Uses: Rock gardens, border fronts, cottage gardens or naturalized areas.