Allium canadense (Wild Garlic, Wild Onion)
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Allium canadense (NGN)

Wild Garlic, Wild Onion

Sparse cluster of grass-like leaves and its flowering stalk grow from a bulb. From between leaves rises a stem topped by a dome-like cluster of star-shaped pink or whitish flowers; plant has strong onion-like odor. This is the most common native onion in Illinois prairies.
Height: 8-12 in
Width: 8-12 in
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Time: May,June
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 9
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Plant Habit
Upright
Light Conditions
Sun to Part Shade
Native Plant Community
Dry Prairie
Mesic Prairie
Woodland
Flower Color
Pink
Flower Hue
Light
Flower Height
8" to 12"
Flower Type
Umbel
Foliage Color
Green
Leaf Texture
Medium
Divide
Every Five Years or Longer
Prune Time
Jan/Feb/March
Flower Form
Single
Flower Size
1/4" or Less
Growth Rate
Average

Possible Substitution Plants

Hepatica nobilis Schreb. var. acuta