General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Plant Height: 10-15 inches ( 25-40cm)
Leaves: Deciduous
Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Will Naturalize
Dynamic Accumulator: K (Potassium)
Ca (Calcium)
Na (Sodium)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Bees
Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

Common names
  • Three-cornered Garlic
  • Three-cornered Leek
  • Stinking Onions
  • Onion Weed

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  • Posted by bonitin (Ghent, Belgium - Zone 8a) on Jul 30, 2015 5:20 AM concerning plant:
    This is the only allium that is really happy in my shady garden. In fact, it doesn't like full sun, unlike most, if not all alliums. It even self-sets in spots that get hardly any sun at all! Beautiful in all stages, even with seed pods. The leaves are pretty too, another bonus, and it blooms the longest of all alliums I know..

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