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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"
  • Width: 8" – 12"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: Pink
  • Bloom Time: May, June
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 To 9
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  • Plant Characteristics - Allium canadense (NGN)

  • Attracts Wildlife

    • Attracts Wildlife
    • Attracts Butterflies
    • Attracts Pollinators
  • Critter Resistance

    • Deer Resistant
    • Rabbit Resistant
  • Plant Habit

    • Upright
  • Light Conditions

    • Sun to Part Shade
  • Native Plant Community

    • Dry Prairie
    • Mesis Prairie
    • Woodland
  • Flower Color

    • Pink
  • Flower Hue

    • Light
  • Flower Type

    • Umbel
  • Flower Height

    • 8" to 12"
  • Foliage Color

    • Green
  • Leaf Texture

    • Medium
  • Flower Form

    • Single
  • Flower Size

    • 1/4" or Less
  • Soil Moisture

    • Moist/Well Drained
  • Prune Time

    • Jan/Feb/March
  • Growth Rate

    • Average
  • Origin

    • 90 Miles From Mg
  • Divide

    • Every Five Years or Longer

Possible Substitutions for Allium canadense (NGN)

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Matching Attributes
  • Plant Habit: Upright
  • Height: 8" – 12"
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Matching Attributes
  • Plant Habit: Upright
  • Height: 8" – 12"
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Matching Attributes
  • Plant Habit: Upright
  • Height: 8" – 12"

Frequently Purchased With Allium canadense (NGN)

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St. Charles, IL 60174

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