CHIVES, Allium

Known as common chives, the mild onion-flavored foliage is best used fresh to season vegetables, meats, sauces, cheese and eggs. The foliage is best picked prior to the small pale-purple blooms appearing in summer. Plants grow best in rich, well-drained soil.

Genus:

Allium

Species:

schoenoprasum

Foliage Color:

Green

Flower Color:

Lavender

Flower Time:

Mid season

Sun Exposure:

Sun

Soil Condition:

Average

Habit:

Upright

Mature Height:

12-16"

Mature Spread:

12-18"

Special Uses:

Attracts birds

Attracts birds


Attracts butterflies

Attracts butterflies


Fragrant

Fragrant


Edible

Edible

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