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Allium stellatum, Prairie Onion

Allium stellatum

Prairie Onion

  • Average to dry soils 
  • Full sun to Light Shade
  • 14” tall, 4” to 8” wide
  • Mid to Late Summer Blooms
  • Ontario Native, Thrives Meadow and Dry Meadow Ecosystems

Still new to my gardend, grown from seeds sourced from Prairie Moon Nursery.

https://www.prairiemoon.com/allium-stellatum-prairie-onion-prairie-moon-nursery.html

For hot, sunny sites on the dry side. These are entirely unbothered by drought but don’t handle competition from taller species well.

Like most, if not all, alliums, their foliage is edible while also being unappealing to most wildlife.

Grows to around 14” in height and blooms in mid summer.

Please check out the Prairie Moon listing at the link above for more details.

Photos by Meneerke bloem and Mason Brock 


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Species that were not sown / aren't being sown for 2023 are marked with an * 
Species that are native to this continent, but not historically native to Ontario are marked with a ~ 
While it rarely comes up, I do reserve the right to limit plant quantities, mostly to help ensure that as many native plant gardens as possible become a reality
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