Allium schoenoprasum

(Chives)


$7.95


Hardiness Zones:

 4a  4b  5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b

Quick Overview:

Chives are small bulbous perennials which are commonly used as culinary herbs to impart mild onion flavor to many foods, including salads, soups, vegetables and sauces. Plants also have good ornamental value.

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Description

The leaves are grass like, sharply pointed, hallow, and grow in clumps from an incomplete bulb. They reach 1 – 2 feet (to 60 cm). The flower is globe like with numerous florets – from white, through pink, to pale lavender with a dark middle stripe. The many petals are lanceolate-ovate and acutely or sharply pointed.

Additional information

Common Name

Chives

Botanical Name

Allium schoenoprasum

Container/Amount

1 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

Hardiness Zone

4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-sun, Sun

Height

1 to 1.5'

Width

1 to 1.5'

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

late Spring

Flower Color

pinky-purple

Fragrance

Yes

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

Yes

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