Delicate, showy heads of small, pale pink to rose-colored flowers, held in perfect globes by a single stem from midsummer to fall. The onion-like leaves appear quite early and typically are gone before flowering time. Grows from small bulbs, all parts smell like onions. Bulb, flower and greens are edible.
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