If you are looking for any easy garden flower that will thrive and grow in any condition, and most lighting conditions, the nodding onion flowers might be a plant you wish to look at.
Nodding Onion Flowers
Type: The flower is a perennial bulb.
Family: Lilaceae (Alliacae)
Leaves: Forms clumps of flat leaves that are about 1/4 inch wide and are grass-like in appearance. They range from green to a gray.
Flowers: Small, bell-shaped, flowers ranging in color from pink, white and magenta.
Height: Wide variety of heights from 6 inches to 2.5 feet. Suitable for rock garden borders, in mixed floral gardens or containers.
Blooming Time: Most varieties bloom during the month of July. Although, with the wide variety of nodding onion
Hardiness: USDA Zones 4-8
Growing Conditions: An easy addition to any flower garden. Will thrive in shade, sun, sand, moist soil, well rather anything.
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Other Name It Goes By: Lady’s Leek
Attracts: Butterflies and hummingbirds
Starting From Seed: Seeds have to be refrigerated for 60 days prior sowing. Seed can be started indoors or directly outdoors in spring, Allium Cernuum re-seeds itself and re-grows if the seeds fall on the bare ground.
Edible Parts: Leaves, Bulbs, and Bulblets:
– Gather leaves during spring and fall.
– Gather bulbs in second year when they are large enough to use like cultivated onions. Eaten raw, boiled or pickled.
– Flower stem bulblets are collected during the summer. Use as domestic onions, for seasoning or raw in salads.