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Prairie Onion, Autumn Onion
Full to part sun, medium to dry moisture level, prefers rocky or sandy soil. 1-1.5 ft. height, blooms summer to fall, pink/red flowers, re-seeds readily.
Germination Code: C(60)
Native Region: Middle Tennessee
Occurs naturally in rocky soils on limestone bluffs. Very similar in appearance to Nodding Pink Onion. Easy from seed. Attracts butterflies and bees.