Fool’s Onion

Triteleia hyacinthina
  • Description: Perennial herb up to 70cm tall. Leaves are grass-like, flowers are white to light blue, in clusters on a long stem.
  • Habitat: Open, grassy areas at low elevations, and coastal bluffs.
  • Pairs with: Camas, sea blush, death camas, monkeyflowers, and chocolate lily.
  • Fun Fact:  Fool’s onion looks a bit like an onion, but doesn’t smell or taste like one. Its delightful white flowers are an excellent addition to a wildflower meadow.

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