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  • Super Plant
  • Non-native

Onion

(Allium cepa)

Photo credit: Floralimages.co.uk


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
    Bulb
  • Sun/Shade
    Full Sun
  • Months of Flowering
    June, July, August
  • Flower Colours
    White, Purple
  • Petals
    5, 7+
  • Arrangement
    Cluster, Umbell
  • Exposure
    Sheltered
  • 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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