Botanical name: Allium cernuum
Other names: Nodding wild onion
Species: A. cernuum - A. cernuum is an upright, clump-forming perennial with delicate arching heads of pink, pendulous flowers in summer.
Allium cernuum is: Deciduous
Flower: Pink in Summer
Foliage: Green in Summer
Fragrance: Scented leaves
Habit: Erect, Spreading
Specific pests: Slugs
Specific diseases: Onion rot
Pruning: Cut back leaves only when they ahave completely died down.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion) will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Underplanting
Cultivation: Grows in fertile, but well-drained soil. Add grit to clay soils to improve drainage.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: North, South, East, West
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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