Allium schoenoprasum – “Chives”

Botanical name: Allium schoenoprasum
Common name: “Chives”


Size: 1-1.5′ x 1.5′
Light: Full sun
Bloom: Apr- Jun


Rosy-lavender flower heads spring from clumps of tubular grasslike foliage. The blooms are as useful in the kitchens as they are lovely in the garden. Sprinkle them on salads or make delicious “Chive-Blossom” vinegar.

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