2865 - AlpenPix (Garden) - 2010-12-16|
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Locality: USA - Colorado - Mountain View Experimental Gardens, Peak 7 area, Breckenridge, Colorado, elevation 10,000 feet, USDA Zone 4
Photographer: Jane Hendrix
Note: Nodding Onion is a native of fields and meadows in the Montane zone of Colorado. It stands about 18 inches tall in bloom and flowers in mid-August. It requires no care -- just a warm, sunny location in rather dry, free-draining soil.
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