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Allium cepa ‘Bunching Onions’
(sold as Red Baron, white/off white Bunching, Lisbon, Lisbon Winter Hardy, Evergreen white/off white)

Family: Amaryllidaceae

Common name: BUNCHING ONION

Native to: Not Known In The Wild

Plant

Types: biennial, perennial

Forms: erect, tufted

Max height: 1.75 feet

Max width: 0.30 feet

Flower

white/off white

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, bee, specific butterfly species

Seedling days to mature: 110

Edible: vegetable

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: average

USDA Zones: zone 5 to -20 f, zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: -20 to +30 °F

Water: dry, regular

Listed here are useful and vetted list of varieties of garden bulbs for growing BUNCHING ONIONS:
Red Baron
white/off white Bunching
Lisbon -- GREEN ONION, JIBBLES, SCALLION
Lisbon Winter Hardy -- GREEN ONION, JIBBLES, SCALLION
Evergreen white/off white -- GREEN BUNCHING, SCALLION

Flowering onions appeal to these nectar-feeding butterflies:
Abaeis nicippe
Aglais urticae
Ascia monuste
Euphydryas chalcedona
Euptoieta claudia
Hesperia sassacus
Hylephila phyleus
Junonia coenia 
Nathalis iole
Panoquina panoquin
Papilio glaucus
Papilio xuthus
Pholisora catullus
Piruna pirus
Poanes melane
Poanes zabulon
Vanessa cardui