This very attractive low-growing
wildflower is one of the most widespread of the
native onions. Its diverse natural distribution
shows the versatility of its growing
requirements. This short plant blooms from late
June through to mid August and produces globes of
white bell-shaped flowers that turn pink as they
mature. It does best in medium to slightly moist,
rich soils where it multiplies readily, although
it can tolerate dry soils. Plant it in
masses for a stunning effect!
scarification. Rub seed between two
sheets of sandpaper to scrape the seed
coat - stop if seeds are being crushed.
Then mix seed with moist but not wet,
sterile growing medium. Place mixture in
a labeled, sealed plastic bag and store
in refridgerator for six to eight weeks.
Note: Some seed may germinate in the
storage bag if moist stratified too long.
If sprouting occurs, plant immediately.
Another method is to sow seed outdoors in
late autumn so that they may overwinter. Approx. 7,600 seeds per oz. - 65 seeds per pack