Allium cernuum
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Hardiness Zone: 4-8 Height: 1-1.5 feet; 0.3-0.45 Spread: 0.25-0.5 feet; 0.08-0.15 metres Sun: Full to part sun Water: Medium Wildlife: Various bees and some butterflies are attracted to the flowers of this plant. Bloom Colour: Pink Tolerates: Dry soil, drought Culture: Prefers moist to average moisture soil consisting of rich loamy, rocky, or sandy soil. Noteworthy Characteristics: Nodding Wild Onion has erect, smooth flowering stalks that rise above the basal leaves. The stalks range in colour from light green to light red. The basal leaves are linear, flat and have parallel veins. The stalks produce nodding clusters of flowers. Although the flowers are not noticeably fragrant, the foliage, when crushed, gives off an onion-like scent. After the blooming period, the flowers give way to seed capsules.