Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Prairie Onion, Autumn Onion

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Prairie Onion, Autumn Onion

Allium stellatum

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.

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