Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

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Nodding Pink Onion

Nodding Pink Onion

Allium cernuum

Full to part sun, moderately wet to moderately dry moisture level, likes sandy loam soil but will accept clay, neutral to alkaline pH.  12-18 inches height, blooms in summer, light pink flowers, re-seeds well over time.

Germination Code:  C(60)

Native Region:  Middle Tennessee and lightly in East Tennessee

Charming umbels of white to pinkish flowers. Long-lived and very hardy. Primarily attracts bees but also butterflies and hummingbirds.

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