Allium canadense

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A 9B 

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Plant Specifics

Size:1 ft tall by 0.1 ft wide but spreads through creation of new bulbs and can form relatively large clumps and patches of onions.
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:White
Fruit Color:Brown
Phenology:Summer and winter dormant. Blooms in early spring.
Habitats:Ruderal, especially roadside ditches.


Recommended Uses:Wildflower garden, informal groundcover, or herb garden.
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Stays Wet ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil/Substrate:Clay, Loam, Sand



Pollinated by bees and other insects.