Nodding wild onion (Allium cernuum)
This delicate onion with narrow green leaves and a ball of star-like flowers formed on each stem, tending to bend downward. Beautiful in the garden, pots or naturalized in a meadow. Easy, dependable and very drought tolerant once established. Leaves are edible, used as chive.
It remains ornamental in the garden well into summer.
Good cut flower in fresh and dried arrangements.
Winterhardy perennial bulb
Height 30-70 cm
Width 10-15 cm
Spacing 25 cm
Flowering time July
Site sunny or partially shaded, medium moisture, well drained, sandy, chalky soil. Tolerates cold site.