This interesting bulbous plant is native to South America and looks very similar to an onion. Unlike an onion however, the bulb grows above ground, reaching up to four inches in diameter. The leaves of the Pregnant Onion Plant (Ornithogalum caudatum) are long and strap-like, semi-succulent, and will reach up to 36 inches in length. This plant is also known as the False Sea Onion. New bublets that form under the 'skin' of the mother plant. Small white flowers with a green stripe usually appear from May to August. 50 to 100 flowers may adorn each stalk. Pregnant Onion Plant is an easy plant to grow and is perfect for containers. They require light shade to full sun with well-drained soil. Water when the soil is dry. This is a plant you will have forever!
Grown in the USA
Easy to grow- full growing instructions provided
Typically blooms in late Fall or early Winter
Perennial bulb- move indoors when temps dip below 40 degrees F
Spectacular flower spike on top of 2-4 foot stalk