last fall when i harvested my onions, i must of forgotten a few. this spring when the snow melted, there were onions growing. i decided to leave them in the ground to see what happens, (i'm a new gardener so i'm always learning.) the onion stalks are around 4 feet tall and have now started blooming. they are very striking in the garden. from the distance they look like giant white balls, but when you look close, they are covered in small beautiful flowers. i don't think i can eat the onions after this, but if i think i can harvest the seeds after the flowers dry out.