We went for a quick trip to Oliver last week. It's been a couple of months since we've been there. Not that we hadn't planned on going sooner, but my trip to Ontario changed things up, and then I was trying to catch up around here (impossible), and for one reason or another we just couldn't seem to make the time. The first thing I did was check the little vegetable garden. Amazingly it was still surviving. There had only been 1.17 inches of rain in May and June. A family member had been there on the July 1st long weekend and done some watering. These things, whatever they are, were the most impressive. There had been a clump of them already in the garden when we took possession last Fall.
At the same time I was planting some garlic, I took a quite a few of these bulblets off and planted them also, and now I have more of the same thing.
And some of the tops go a little crazy and do this
The bottoms of them look like this
So I wanted to know what they were actually called. After not making any headway, I finally googled something like 'singled hollow stemmed onion with bulblets on the top'. And I got this