Allium schoenoprasum

(Garden chives)

Growth: A bulbous herbaceous perennial in the onion family which forms large clumps. Grow mid border in the perennial or cottage garden in full sun to part shade or in a pot for culinary use. Divide clumps every 3-4 years. Easy to grow, drought tolerant.

Characteristics: Self-seeds if not deadheaded. Foliage and flowers are equally edible. Encourages pollinating insects. Deer resistant.

Colours: Thin, cylindrical, grass-like foliage with round, pale lavender-coloured flowers atop long sturdy stems. Blooms in early summer.

Size:  Height 12-18” (30-45cm)
          Width 12-24” (30-60cm) 

Zone: 3  

On site:  1 gal $12.00