Onion flower

I have a good crop of onions (about 100) that need harvesting! I can’t eat raw onions but I like them baked or otherwise cooked… I didn’t know they would have white pompoms like this, but I should have guessed, since Chives have purple pompoms and they are closely related.



2 thoughts on “Onion flower

  1. James Williams July 18, 2016 / 12:46 am

    I’ve heard you can eat the onion flowers raw or cooked also!

    • wildwanderingirl August 18, 2016 / 10:44 am

      My onion crop was a failure (ground too poor) but it made some nice flowers anyway πŸ™‚ Chives are similar to onions, easy to grow…with purple flowers that not only look pretty but make a unique addition to salads! The greens are very much like green onions πŸ˜‰

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