Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Allium Schoenoprasum, Chives

Common Name: Chives

Genus: Allium

Species: Schoenoprasum

Characteristics of Plant
Onion family herb grown for culinary purposes.All parts edible , also the flowers a good bee attractor and showy in the garden.

Life Cycle

When to Sow Seed
Early Spring
Winter Sow

Seed Sowing Depth

Seed Needs Light to Germinate

Sun Exposure
Full Sun

Plant Height
10 - 12 inches


Bloom Form
Above Foliage

Flower Color

Reproduces By

Companion Plants
Other: Deters garden insects

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