Allium cernuum / Nodding Onion
Nodding onion is a perennial herb found on dry, rocky slopes and banks. Its nodding umbels of white to lavender blooms attract bumblebees. Its edible onion-flavor bulbs were a traditional food.
In gardens, it can be utilized as a showy low herb near borders and in rock gardens. It reproduces clonally from bulb offsets.
Height: <1′ tall Blooms: June, July, August
Siting: Well-drained to moist soil, sun to part sun
Deer Resistance: High