• Super Plant
  • Non-native


(Allium cepa)

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Note - Onions are only useful for bees if allowed to flower which means you can't harvest them when you would usually. Please remove this plant from your list if you don't allow it to flower.

Plant information and growing conditions

  • Plant Type
  • Sun/Shade
    Full Sun
  • Months of Flowering
    June, July, August
  • Flower Colours
    White, Purple
  • Petals
    5, 7+
  • Arrangement
    Cluster, Umbell
  • Exposure
  • Aspect
    South, West, East
  • Soil Type
    Chalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
  • Soil Moisture
    Well-drained, Moist But Well-drained
  • Soil pH
    Neutral, Alkaline

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